NYT Laments Omar’s Anti-Semitism...Distracting From Dem Legislation
March 7th, 2019 1:29 PM
New York Times reporters Glenn Thrush and Sheryl Gay Stolberg kept up with the ongoing (and for Democrats, seemingly never-ending) saga over the constant spew of anti-Semitic statements emanating from controversial new Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar. The suspiciously regretful-sounding “Democrats Let Their Message Escape Them” appeared on the front of Thursday’s edition. Indeed, the…
NYT Goes Easy on Wacky Green Deal: ‘Liberal Ambition...Breathtaking'
February 8th, 2019 4:02 PM
The New York Times deemphasized the truly ridiculously implausible and radical proposals in Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez six-page “Green New Deal” when it gave it front-page play Friday: “Unveiling a ‘Green New Deal,’ And Ambition on a Vast Scale.” Instead of showing skepticism, the reporters gave the plan points for ambition and used euphemisms to describe…
NY Times: GOP ‘Stoking Paranoia Over Stolen Elections,’ Applauded Dems
November 19th, 2018 1:17 PM
After then-candidate Donald Trump issued an off-the-cup hypothetical about not respecting the election results, the New York Times hysterically compared him to a dictator. So it’s striking how accepting the Times is of liberal Democrats who actually do fail to accept the disappointing results elections. On the front page of Monday’s New York Times, political reporters Glenn Thrush and…
NYT Attacks Mick Mulvaney, 'Like a Jack Russell Terrier Off Leash'
May 9th, 2018 4:51 PM
“Budget Hawk” Mick Mulvaney is the latest conservative in the crosshairs of the New York Times. The front of Wednesday’s edition featured a very long, quite hostile profile by Glenn Thrush and Alan Rappeport of Mulvaney, Trump’s budget director and current head of the Obama-era agency, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: “Budget Hawk Hones Claws at Consumer…
NYT Will Not Fire Glenn Thrush Despite Sexual Misconduct Claims
December 20th, 2017 5:38 PM
Late Wednesday afternoon, The New York Times decided that it would not fire Glenn Thrush following an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct, citing “dozens of interviews with people both inside and outside the newsroom” and that Thrush will seek workplace “training” to supplement his “counseling and substance abuse rehabilitation.”
Lefty Writer Links Alleged Media Sexual Misconduct, Hillary’s E-Mails
November 30th, 2017 3:17 PM
Matt Lauer. Charlie Rose. Bill O’Reilly. Mark Halperin. Any one of those guys is just like the others in two important and intertwined ways, suggested Salon’s Marcotte on Wednesday: each is an alleged sexual harasser who has lost at least one high-profile media gig as a result, and each had a sexist fixation on Hillary Clinton’s “nothing-burger” e-mails.
Report: ‘Not an Easy Call’ If NYT Should Fire Thrush for Harassment
November 22nd, 2017 1:29 PM
In a report by Vanity Fair published Tuesday, writer Joe Pompeo wrote how “[The New York Times] is ‘torn’ about whether Glenn Thrush should lose his job over sexual-misconduct allegations.” According to the numerous sources he spoke with inside the Times, the executives were waiting for their internal investigation to turn up more details.
[Update] Nets Omit Alleged Harassment from Glenn Thrush, CBS Omits Al
November 20th, 2017 9:57 PM
Monday brought a deluge of new sexual harassment allegations implicating high profile men across the worlds of politics and journalism. Among the accused was CBS’s Charlie Rose, which was adequately reported by the Big Three Networks (ABC, CBS, and NBC). But in stark contrast, they completely omitted the emerging allegations against New York Times White House Correspondent Glenn Thrush…
NYT's Thrush Suspended Amid Claims of Sexual Misconduct [UPDATED]
November 20th, 2017 12:06 PM
On Monday morning, Vox.com published an extensive, heartbreaking, and upsetting story revealing four women have come forward to Laura McGann about unwanted sexual encounters with New York Times reporter Glenn Thrush that’s now resulted in his suspension from the newspaper. McGann detailed experiences (including her own) that largely revolved around trips to a bar near Politico and…
Matthews, Thrush Urge Restraint in Judgement of Gold Star Story
October 19th, 2017 10:33 PM
As the saying goes, a broken clock is right twice a day but, in this case, twice in two days. On Wednesday and Thursday, MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews encouraged and exhibited the need for caution in the story of the late Sgt. La David Johnson while praising John Kelly’s heart-breaking remarks during Thursday’s White House daily briefing. New York Times reporter Glenn…
‘Hardball’ Defends Media 'Standards,' Claims Trump 'Hates Facts'
October 5th, 2017 9:41 PM
A number of establishment, liberal journalists responded with smugness on Thursday’s Hardball to President Trump’s tweet earlier in the day that the Senate Intelligence Committee should investigate news organizations for spreading “Fake News.” As expected, they touted their supposedly strict standards and brushed aside claims of media bias as being aimed at…
MSNBC Republicans Freak Out Over 'Jerk' Roy Moore, Invoke David Duke
September 27th, 2017 9:55 PM
No one who follows MSNBC would be at all surprised that the Republicans who appear regularly as analysts on the blatantly liberal news network would trash Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore after his primary victory yesterday, but MSNBC host Nicolle Wallace had one of the most bizarre responses as she actually claimed that some of his more controversial statements are too "abhorrent…
The NY Times Botched Direct Quotes At Least Five Times in August Alone
August 30th, 2017 6:18 PM
As Tim Graham at NewsBusters noted in an August 24 post about the reckless smear of Sarah Palin in the New York Times after unhinged leftist James T. Hodgkinson shot and nearly killed Congressman Steve Scalise in June, the paper's latest ad campaign insists that "The truth is hard to know," that "The truth is hard to find," and that "The truth is now more important…
CNN's Acosta Defends His Bias: 'Let Other People Be the Wallflower'
August 4th, 2017 7:33 AM
On Friday, Washington Post media reporter Paul Farhi asked the question “A briefing room clash may be good TV, but is it good journalism?” The Post mostly answered “yes,” and Farhi never compared today’s clashes to anything that happened under Barack Obama. The journalists who badgered Trump aide Stephen Miller “say they have no regrets for aggressively seeking…