Column: Biden's Protective Political Calculators

April 15th, 2020 7:21 AM
Almost three weeks after she went on the record with her sexual-assault allegations against Joe Biden, The New York Times and The Washington Post have issued their own investigative reports on Tara Reade, who briefly worked for Senator Biden on Capitol Hill in 1992 and 1993. The networks are still delaying. Top editors say hey, we're not "political actors." Come on.

NY Times Boss Admits Biden Campaign Edited Their Sex-Assault Story

April 13th, 2020 10:23 PM
In a measure of some internal accountability, New York Times executive editor Dean Baquet submitted to some questioning from new Times media columnist Ben Smith about how the paper took 19 days to report Tara Reade's sexual assault allegations as opposed quickly reporting the charges made in Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination. 
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Stelter Shellacks Trump, Ignores Biden In Softballs to NYT Top Editor

April 13th, 2020 9:47 AM
On Sunday's Reliable Sources on CNN, host Brian Stelter typically attacked President Trump and his "ignorance on sad display," but never mentioned the names Cuomo or Biden -- even as he asked New York Times executive editor Dean Baquet about the paper's new Trump expose -- and totally ignored the paper's story on the woman accusing Joe Biden of sexual assault.
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Todd Bashes Christians in MTP Rant Against Misinformation, Trump

December 29th, 2019 2:12 PM
On Sunday, NBC News political director Chuck Todd dedicated the final Meet the Press of 2019 to insisting President Trump had brought about a “post-truth society.” The same network that pushed the totally-bunk Steele dossier for years and tried to sink Justice Brett Kavanagh’s nomination with the ridiculous allegations from Julie Swetnick, wanted to lecture the public about…

Top NYT Editor: Calling Reporters Names 'Puts Their Lives at Risk'

November 18th, 2019 2:37 PM
The Drudge Report on Monday linked to an interview New York Times executive editor Dean Baquet gave to the socialist British newspaper The Guardian. Baquet went Full Acosta and insisted that when President Trump calls reporters names, it endangers their lives. Aren't reporters supposed to have thick skins? They dish it out, but can't take it? So when The New York Times compares the…
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MRC’s Tim Graham Rips the NYT for Its ‘Radical Base’ of ‘Journalists’

August 21st, 2019 11:12 PM
In a Wednesday appearance on the Fox Business Network’s Trish Regan Primetime with fill-in host David Asman, NewsBusters executive editor Tim Graham ripped into The New York Times by comparing the newspaper to the current Congress, complete with a lefty leader being besieged by their “radical base”.
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Former NY Times Top Editor Fights with Fox About Paper's Racism Hype

August 21st, 2019 3:22 PM
Former New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson appeared on the Fox News program America's Newsroom on Wednesday morning to defend the Times after angry staffers leaked a transcript of an internal "town hall" meeting that executive editor Dean Baquet had with employees. Abramson was effusive over how Baquet's position was perfect, that he spoke out for independent…

LEAKED: Top NY Times Editor Battles Leftist Staffers on Trump, Racism

August 16th, 2019 7:09 AM
One of the most interesting stories at The New York Times is the fierce battle within the newspaper to drag it further to the left than it already is. The internal fury over the Times printing a blandly objective headline about Trump -- "TRUMP URGES UNITY VS. RACISM" -- resulted in an internal "town hall" meeting, and it appears the leftists leaked the transcript to the…

On Headline Apology Tour, NYT Editor Shows Deep Respect for Lefty Mag

August 7th, 2019 7:18 PM
The Columbia Journalism Review interviewed New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet over the Times changing its Tuesday morning lead headline after a left-wing social media mob complained it wasn’t sufficiently hostile to President Trump, in the wake of the mass murders in El Paso and Dayton. The paper’s own “Reader Center” also issued a mea culpa in “A Times…

NYT's Gross Double Standard in Rape Accusations Against Presidents

June 25th, 2019 6:26 PM
Journalist E. Jean Carroll is making sexual assault allegations against President Donald Trump, dating from the mid-1990s. Initially many journalistic outlets held off reporting her claims, which caused anger in left-wing social media circles. The New York Times editor-in-chief Dean Baquet has issued a groveling apology for not giving the thin allegations more intense play. The Times had a far…
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NY Times Execs Deny a Liberal Tilt, Tout Arnett as 'Great' Reporter

April 8th, 2019 11:39 AM
The New York Times hosted one of its "Times Talks" on April 2, promising "a wide-ranging and candid discussion on press freedom in an age of alternative facts" with executive editor Dean Baquet and David E. McCraw, the paper’s top newsroom lawyer. The most embarrassing part was a discussion of why, oh why Donald Trump's rhetoric about the press "resonates"…
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ICYMI: Federalist’s Sean Davis Throws Liberal Media Through a Buzzsaw

March 27th, 2019 6:41 PM
For those who either didn’t watch Tuesday’s Tucker Carlson Tonight or want to relive it, The Federalist’s Sean Davis made a rare TV appearance and absolutely lambasted the liberal media for their years-long narrative that the President and his team colluded with Russians, calling this falsehood “probably the biggest, most consequential screw up of the last 25 to 50 years.…
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Baquet: Trump 'Sent a Message to Despots Abroad' With Press Criticism

August 19th, 2018 1:35 PM
During Saturday’s edition of The Axe Files With David Axelrod, host David Axelrod sat down with New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet and The Washington Post Executive Editor Marty Baron. The first portion of the interview focused primarily on President Trump and his relationship with the media.

NY Times Gives Reporter a ‘Fresh Start’ After ‘Unacceptable’ Romances

July 3rd, 2018 10:23 PM
After an extensive internal review, The New York Times announced on Tuesday that Ali Watkins would receive a “fresh start” and move from Washington, D.C., to “a new beat” in New York City even though the 26-year-old reporter had been romantically involved with at least two potential sources over a three-year period. Executive Editor Dean Baquet explained the decision by…