NYT Embraces Avenatti’s Jail Claims, Ignored Those of Capitol Rioters

January 14th, 2022 7:17 PM

It’s clear the New York Times is selectively concerned about jail conditions for politically controversial inmates and defendants -- depending on whether they are pro- or anti- Donald Trump. Michael Avenatti, the former media hero turned disgraced anti-Trump lawyer who also crusaded against now-Justice Brett Kavanaugh, was tried and convicted for trying to extort Nike out of $25…

NYT Gushes Over Hannity-Exposing Kimba Wood vs. 'Right-Wing Media'

April 20th, 2018 9:08 AM
Thursday’s New York Times featured some unseemly gushing over Democratic Judge Kimba Wood, whose decision outed Fox News host Sea Hannity as a client of Trump lawyer Michael Cohen, under a headline showcasing extraneous praise for Wood: “On Bench for Cohen Case: ‘The Judicial Equivalent of Teddy Roosevelt." Reporters Alan Feuer and Benjamin Weiser opened by irresponsibly…

Times Reporters Cite WikiLeaks Files in Anti-Gitmo Screed

April 26th, 2011 4:21 PM
The New York Times offered a distorted glimpse into the prison at Guantanamo Bay and the Bush administration's treatment of suspected terrorists in a series of reports published on Sunday and Monday. Scouring hundreds of leaked military documents, Times reporters used emotionally-charged phrases and cherry-picked anecdotes to paint an unflattering picture of the facility that has jailed…