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Murray Polner :
MEDIA | A very very loud silence

How is it that for 11 long days of the Gaza War, the New York Times editorial board chose to remain voiceless? By Murray Polner | The Rag Blog | July 23, 2014 Respect them or not, it is undeniable … finish reading Murray Polner :
MEDIA | A very very loud silence

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Michael Meeropol : Islamophobia and the ‘Two Americas’

‘Islam in Two Americas’: Times piece reflects pernicious xenophobia The implication… is that when Americans display anti-Muslim bigotry — as in the past they had been anti-semitic, anti-Catholic, anti-Mormon, anti-immigrant — it makes for a quick and more complete assimilation… … finish reading Michael Meeropol : Islamophobia and the ‘Two Americas’

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An Unaccustomed Truth : Commander McChrystal Admits to Afghan Atrocities

Gen. Stanley McChrystal. Photo by Manuel Balce Ceneta / AP.Times quotes Afghansistan commander:American atrocities turn Afghans into insurgents “We have shot an amazing number of people, but to my knowledge, none has ever proven to be a threat.” — Gen. … finish reading An Unaccustomed Truth : Commander McChrystal Admits to Afghan Atrocities

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MEDIA / ACORN Hoax : Times Won’t Admit It Was Wrong

Pimp and ho: James O’Keefe and Hannah Giles went undercover at ACORN. But guess what: They weren’t dressed like this!NYT and the ACORN Hoax:Paper won’t admit its mistakes March 11, 2010 Ignoring calls from numerous critics, the New York Times … finish reading MEDIA / ACORN Hoax : Times Won’t Admit It Was Wrong

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Robert Jensen : Mainstream Media and the Conventional Wisdom

Ethan Bronner, Jerusalem bureau chief of The New York Times. His son joined the Israeli army.NY Times and Palestine imbroglio:No conflict of interest with conventional wisdom by Robert Jensen / The Rag Blog / February 9, 2010 The New York … finish reading Robert Jensen : Mainstream Media and the Conventional Wisdom

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UT-Austin’s Kuperman : Bomb Iran’s Nukes

Image from Crusader Rabbit.UT non-proliferation ‘expert’ calls forMilitary strikes against Iran nuclear facilities [Alan J. Kuperman is] ‘director of the Nuclear Proliferation Prevention Program at the University of Texas at Austin,’ but his Christmas eve call to war relies on … finish reading UT-Austin’s Kuperman : Bomb Iran’s Nukes

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Afghanistan : Tom Friedman’s ‘Cronkite Moment’?

Tom Friedman’s “Walter Cronkite Moment”?Times columnist reverses field on Afghanistan.By Harvey Wasserman / The Rag Blog / October 29, 2009 The Iraq war’s chief New York Times cheerleader has reversed field on Afghanistan. Does it mean there will be no … finish reading Afghanistan : Tom Friedman’s ‘Cronkite Moment’?

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Virtual Coup : Times, Pentagon Returning us to Vietnam?

Afghanistan:Beware a Times/Pentagon ‘virtual coup’ It was the military’s manipulative misreporting in Vietnam that fueled Lyndon Johnson’s 1965 disastrous escalation. By Harvey Wasserman / The Rag Blog / October 24, 2009 Some military coups are still done the old-fashioned way. … finish reading Virtual Coup : Times, Pentagon Returning us to Vietnam?

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James Retherford : Steven Heller, The New York Times, and our Little ‘Blog of Record’

New York Times writer Steven Heller, himself a legend in the realm of cutting edge graphic design. Our little blog’s expansion in reach and impact continues to impress (at least it impresses us!). Our hits have increased in less then … finish reading James Retherford : Steven Heller, The New York Times, and our Little ‘Blog of Record’

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MEDIA / The Minnesota Recount and the Manufactured ‘Debacle’

Recount (Heaven help us) Florida style. Sen. Norm Coleman, R-Minn., and Democratic challenger Al Franken. Photo from wdcpix.com, Wikimedia Commons. The news media’s tendency to compare any recount to the “butterfly ballots and hanging chads” made famous during Florida’s 2000 … finish reading MEDIA / The Minnesota Recount and the Manufactured ‘Debacle’

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New York Times : Is ‘Gray Lady’ Fading Fast?

Is financial demise of The Times at hand?By Dr. Denny / November 11, 2008 In 1896, Adolph Ochs bought The New York Times and boldly placed on its front-page flag the slogan All The News That’s Fit To Print. Today, … finish reading New York Times : Is ‘Gray Lady’ Fading Fast?

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