NY Times Still Carrying a Torch for Jon Ossoff, 'A Dream Son-In-Law'

December 31st, 2020 2:34 PM

The New York Times is still carrying a torch for failed 2017 Democratic congressional candidate Jon Ossoff, so young, so photogenic, so liberal. He faces Republican Sen. David Perdue in a January 6 runoff for a vital seat in Georgia. On Monday, reporters Reid Epstein and Serge Kovaleski gushed on the front page over Ossoff's resume. On Thursday, Epstein, along with fellow reporter…

NY Times Proudly Claims Ossoff 'Consistently Outperformed' His Resume

December 29th, 2020 10:22 PM

While the New York Times has piled hostile coverage on the Republican candidates in the vital U.S. Senate runoff in Georgia, the paper has reliably defended the two Democratic challengers. Candidate Jon Ossoff  was awarded front-page puffery from reporters Reid Epstein and Serge Kovaleski, “After Some Breaks in Politics, Ossoff Made a Few of His Own.” Monday’s story opened with bullet…


'Arrested Development' Season 5 Mocks Trump Campaign Run

May 30th, 2018 7:02 PM
The first half of season 5 of Arrested Development took multiple swipes at President Trump, even though the show takes place before his presidency. Released on Netflix on May 29, the show inserts many of Trump’s statements made on the campaign trail into the plot.

Comedian Who Said He Survived 9/11 Attacks Now Admits He Wasn't There

September 16th, 2015 6:36 PM
Apparently, former NBC News host Brian Williams isn't the only person with a faulty memory that embellishes events in his past. On Wednesday, comedian Steve Rannazzisi was forced to admit that all his tales of barely escaping the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack on New York City were pure fiction. According to an article written by reporter Serge Kovaleski for the New York Times, the 37-year-old…

NY Times Pities Boston Bomber, Finds No Connection to Jihad, Yet Op-ed

April 16th, 2014 11:55 PM
The New York Times resolutely refused to see a pattern of jihad on the part of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in its sympathetic front-page Tuesday profile of his prison conditions. Yet on Wednesday the Times ran an op-ed that used an anti-Semitic killer in Kansas to represent the hidden domestic terror threat of military veterans. First, try not to shed a tear for Tsarnaev as you…

NYT Still Wants Readers to Believe 'There Is a Dispute' Over Role of

November 26th, 2012 10:25 PM
Others can comment on the entirely of the Sunday New York Times story by Serge F. Kovaleski and Brooks Barnes (used in Monday's print edition) about Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, the maker of the infamous "Innocence of Muslims" YouTube trailer the authors characterize as a "film" a dozen times in their write-up. Nakoula has now been in jail for two months. I'm only going to comment on the…

NYTimes Blames Jailed Filmmaker for Criticizing Muhammad: 'After Fueli

November 26th, 2012 3:33 PM
Taking a strange, hostile stand toward free expression, the journalists at the New York Times assumed an amateurish YouTube video sparked deadly riots in the Muslim world, and asked the imprisoned director if he had any regrets for making the movie. Monday's front-page report from Los Angeles came from Serge Kovaleski and Brooks Barnes and appeared in print under the guilt-assuming headline "…

NYT: Tea Party 'Siphoned Energy and Support From Violent Fringe Groups

August 8th, 2012 2:36 PM
Has the Tea Party truly "siphoned energy and support from violent fringe groups"? On Wednesday James Dao and Serge Kovaleski of the New York Times reported on the murderous rampage at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin: "Music Style Is Called Supremacist Recruiting Tool." After working in the threat of "ultra-right-wing militias" (though all indiciations are that the killer acted alone), Dao and…