Bloomberg News Hypes Balance in New Opinion Section, But Staff Suggest

December 16th, 2010 6:06 PM
Bloomberg News has taken an unorthodox step in the world of wire services, and created an opinion section that it says "will embrace a diversity and variety of opinion." But early signs suggest a liberal tilt to"Bloomberg View", as it's called. It will be edited by David Shipley, former deputy editor of the New York Times opinion page, and James Rubin, who was an…

How Can 'Mainstream' Media Figures Land on the List of 'Top 25 Journal

February 18th, 2010 2:55 PM
Liberal Tina Brown’s website The Daily Beast as another Top 25 list of journalists today – The Left’s Top 25. (Noel Sheppard noted their top conservatives last week.) Tunku Varadajaran, formerly of the Wall Street Journal editorial page, listed Jon Stewart as the most impactful journalist on the left.What stands out are the "mainstream" media figures on the list. There’s CNN host…

Critics Left and Right Agree: NYTimes Goofed by Not Running McCain Op

July 23rd, 2008 10:46 AM
The Columbia Journalism Review, not previously known as a Republican stronghold, sees liberal bias in the Times's rejection of an op-ed by John McCain supporting the war, a week after the paper ran an anti-war op-ed by his Democratic opponent, Barack Obama. CJR contributor Lester Feder wrote of Deputy Editorial Page Editor David Shipley's rejection:McCain partisans have decried the Times's…

Bozell Column: McCain vs. 'Destiny

July 22nd, 2008 10:58 PM