NYT Skips Lefty Labels, Hateful Speakers, 'Impeach!' at Women's Rally
October 30th, 2017 12:35 PM
Sunday’s New York Times featured Monica Davey reporting from the hard-left, anti-Trump “Women’s Convention” held in Detroit last weekend: “At Women’s Convention, Sustaining Momentum With Focus on Elections.” Davey managed not to notice the monolithic left-wing ideological component of the convention, featuring groups heavily funded by left-wing…
NYT Cocky Over Hillary Win: Lead Story Shouts 'Victory in Sight'
October 24th, 2016 3:21 PM
The New York Times is getting awful cocky about big Democratic victories on November 7. One of the two leading stories on the front of Monday’s paper: “Obama Targets G.O.P. Control of Statehouses.” The other lead story found no worries for Hillary Clinton’s campaign in the home stretch: “Victory In Sight, Clinton Presses Beyond Trump – Appeals to Vote Early…
Gov. Pence Still Pounded With 'Cranky,' ‘Extreme’ Labels in NY Times
July 17th, 2016 5:14 PM
The New York Times' pulverizing of Trump’s vice-presidential choice, Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana, continued on Sunday. A front-page story by Monica Davey and Michael Barbaro painted Pence as a conservative extremist forcing an unconstitutional abortion regime onto the women of his state in “Abortion Wars Brought Pence Praise of Right." Another piece used the terms "loony…
NYT Hits Pence: 'Out of Sync...Offending Gays...Dangerous Anachronism'
July 15th, 2016 7:05 PM
New York Times reporters Michael Barbaro and Monica Davey portrayed Donald Trump’s socially conservative vice presidential running mate as a potentially “dangerous anachronism” in “Mike Pence: A Conservative Proudly Out of Sync With His Times.” By contrast, The Times wrote a flattering article on potential Hillary Clinton running mate Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine, who…
NYT Headlines Scare Quotes Around So-Called 'Religious Freedom'
April 4th, 2015 8:19 AM
On the front page of the New York Times sat "Religion Laws Quickly Fall Into Retreat," a label-heavy (14 "conservative" labels) 1,500-word story on Indiana's controversial religious freedom law. The Times' coverage has also been consistently slanted with both that labeling bias and scare quotes surrounding the term "religious freedom."
NYTimes Tries 'Occupy'-Style Makeover of Leftist Ferguson Protests
October 12th, 2014 9:49 PM
New York Times reporters Monica Davey and Alan Blinder used protests over the weekend in St. Louis, which targeted the controversial shooting death of a young black man by a police officer in nearby Ferguson, to recreate its fawning coverage of the left-wing Occupy Wall Street movement.
Week After Hyping 'Criminal Scheme,' WashPost, NYTimes Admit Gov. Walk
June 27th, 2014 3:08 PM
So it turns out that Gov. Scott Walker was not a target of a criminal investigation nor is there any evidence that the Wisconsin Republican "engaged in a criminal scheme." Indeed, there "is not such a finding" in recently unsealed documents, Randall Crocker, an attorney representing special prosecutor Francis Schmitz noted on Thursday, according to reporting by the…
NY Times, WashPost Concoct Scott Walker 'Criminal Scheme' Front-Pagers
June 20th, 2014 1:17 PM
The Washington Post and The New York Times can’t seem to locate the story (never mind the outrage) of destroyed hard drives at the IRS. The latest IRS scandal scoops have been buried deep in the paper. But both biased rags put Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on the front page Friday in an alleged campaign-finance scandal pushed by Democratic district attorneys.
Neither paper revealed the…
NYTimes' Monica Davey Stumbles Onto the Case Against Gun Control, But
January 31st, 2013 6:36 AM
Wednesday's front-page report by New York Times reporter Monica Davey, "Strict Chicago Gun Laws Can’t Stem Fatal Shots," at first seemed to demonstrate the uselessness of the strict gun control measures in place in high-crime cities like Chicago. Yet Davey missed that obvious conclusion, instead quoting anti-gun activists who claim that gun control will only work if the…
New York Times Keeps Liberal Priorities Straight, Sorting Chicago Murd
January 3rd, 2013 2:24 PM
Monica Davey's Thursday front-page New York Times story on rising homicide numbers in Rahm Emanuel's Chicago ("A Soaring Homicide Rate, a Divide in Chicago") was suspiciously silent on the utter failure of the city's strict gun laws, but vocal about sorting the annual homicide numbers into patterns of race and class (as if equality among homicide victims would be preferred…
NYTimes Provides More Pro-Union Coverage from Michigan; Union Protest
December 12th, 2012 3:49 PM
Wednesday's New York Times's front page featured Monica Davey's latest dispatch from Lansing, after the Michigan legislature passed and the governor signed right-to-work legislation that would forbid unions to coerce membership dues from workers in the traditionally union-dominated state.
Davey's reporting has been consistently negative about the pro right-to-work side, and…
NYT's Conservative vs. Liberal Contrast: 'Clashes Over Curbs on Labor
December 7th, 2012 2:21 PM
On Friday, New York Times reporters Steven Yaccino and Monica Davey sourly greeted landmark conservative right-to-work legislation from Michigan in "Bills Placing Limits on Unions Advance in Michigan Legislature," The paper ran four paragraphs of quotes from the losing side, compared to three from the winners.
By comparison, the introduction of two liberal laws in Washington State,…
Seriously? New York Times Calls Wisconsin a 'Republican Haven
October 11th, 2012 2:50 PM
New York Times reporter Monica Davey was in Wisconsin on Thursday, playing up the Democratic candidate's Rep. Tammy Baldwin chances in her race for an open Senate seat against former Wisconsin governor, Republican Tommy Thompson. The headline was a puzzler: "A Republican Haven Is Finding Itself Split."
Though Gov. Scott Walker pushed through his public sector union reforms and…
Scott Walker Wins Handily in Wisconsin, NYTimes Sees Loss of 'Politica
June 6th, 2012 1:12 PM
While confessing Democrats and unions were dealt a "painful blow" Tuesday night as Republican Gov. Scott Walker handily beat Democratic challenger Tom Barrett in the Wisconsin recall election, Wednesday's lead story by Monica Davey and Jeff Zeleny opened with the liberal argument that Walker was to blame for undermining the "civility" of the state's progressive…