NY Times Frets About Freedom of the Press as Palin's Libel Suit Looms

January 25th, 2022 5:46 PM

A June 2017 New York Times editorial falsely linked former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin to the 2011 attempted assassination of Arizona Democrat Rep. Gabrielle Giffords that left six dead. Palin filed a defamation suit. The Times is worried that the press’s free ride in the judicial system may be ending, as demonstrated in Jeremy Peters’…

Editor’s Pick: NY Post on Palin’s Defamation Suit Against NY Times

January 24th, 2022 11:08 AM

On Monday, the New York Post’s Ben Kesslen reported on how “Sarah Palin will square off against the New York Times Monday when her defamation case against the paper goes to trial in Manhattan.” He explained: “At the center of the 2008 GOP vice presidential nominee’s federal suit is a 2017 editorial that incorrectly linked Palin to the 2011 mass shooting in Arizona where six people…

Kathy Griffin Still Whining She's Not Been Canceled, but 'Erased'

January 23rd, 2022 7:45 AM

If there's anyone who defines the term "First World Problems," it's Kathy Griffin. In the latest of a series of liberal-media sob stories, The New York Times promoted how "Kathy Griffin Is Trying to Get Back on the D-List." The photo shows Griffin at poolside at her mansion, and Katharine Rosman notes "She does not lack for money — she says her net worth is $50 million — but she craves…

NYTimes Notes 'Unmasked' March for Life, Gives Saboteurs A Say

January 22nd, 2022 3:43 PM

The New York Times covered the 2022 annual pro-life March for Life rally in Saturday’s edition: “March for Life Rally Unfolds with Eye on Supreme Court” reported by Kate Zernike (back with a byline after a long absence) and Madeleine Ngo. The March for Life, which takes place every year in late January, around the anniversary of the Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade

Classless Krugman Rides On: 'Biden Versus the [GOP] Friends of Covid'

January 21st, 2022 6:21 PM

New York Times columnist Paul Krugman is at it again, conspiracy theorizing about Republicans wanting to prolong the Covid epidemic. (Meanwhile, left elites are prolonging useless mask mandates masks and vaccine passports.) In Friday’s column, “Biden Versus the Friends of Covid,” Krugman repeated his smears against half the country, just as he did…

NY Times: ‘Trump-Era’ ‘Rage, Fear’ Took ‘Mental Toll’ on Dems

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January 21st, 2022 1:58 PM

Your hunch is confirmed: lefties take politics way too seriously. And it’s not just that they can’t leave you alone, projecting ideology onto everything from what you do with your garbage to whether candy is sufficiently sexually ambiguous. They let it have an outsized role in their own personal lives.

NY Times Rails: GOP Making It ‘Harder For People of Color to Vote’

January 19th, 2022 3:02 PM

New York Times reporter Chris Cameron’s story Tuesday, covering a Martin Luther King Day march in the nation’s capital suffused with politicking, “Marchers Honor King and Call on Senate to Pass Voting Rights Legislation,” passed along left-wing pot-stirring rhetoric on “voting rights,” unfiltered by journalistic nuance. He even added his own racial component.

Irony: NYT Frets Over Media Censorship in Serbia, Cheers U.S. Big Tech

January 18th, 2022 9:21 AM

The New York Times is concerned about media censorship and bias -- in Serbia. “Eastern Europe Tests New Forms of Media Censorship,” by Andrew Higgins from Belgrade, appeared in Monday’s paper and it was both ironic and rich to see the Times devote 1,500 words to a story of how governments in Serbia, Poland, and Hungary are leaning on independent media outlets that don’t…

NYT Lead Pities Dems:'Costly Fight to Overcome GOP Curbs,' Suppression

January 16th, 2022 5:24 PM

New York Times reporters Reid Epstein and Nick Corasaniti consoled the Democratic Party and lamented its electoral prospects in 2022 in Sunday’s lead story, “With Voting Rights Bill Dead, Democrats Face Costly Fight to Overcome GOP Curbs.” Evidently, moves by Republicans in various states to roll back pandemic-inspired loosenings of the vote, such as ballot harvesting and vote drop…

NYT Embraces Avenatti’s Jail Claims, Ignored Those of Capitol Rioters

January 14th, 2022 7:17 PM

It’s clear the New York Times is selectively concerned about jail conditions for politically controversial inmates and defendants -- depending on whether they are pro- or anti- Donald Trump. Michael Avenatti, the former media hero turned disgraced anti-Trump lawyer who also crusaded against now-Justice Brett Kavanaugh, was tried and convicted for trying to extort Nike out of $25…

BEWARE! Jan. 6 Committee Subpoenas 4 Big Tech Companies

January 14th, 2022 6:02 PM

The January 6 House Select Committee made a dangerous attack against free speech online. It issued subpoenas to four major Big Tech companies — in the name of stopping “extremism.”

RNC HARDBALL: Threatens Pullout of Current Presidential Debate System

January 13th, 2022 11:17 PM

Maggie Haberman of The New York Times reports that the time for hardball has arrived. The Republican National Committee says it may require candidates to pledge to not participate in debates run by the Commission on Presidential Debates. In recent years, the moderators have caused controversy by insisting on "fact checking" the Republicans (and aiding the impression of…

NY Times Wails ‘Degree of Voter Suppression May [Be] All But Assured'

January 13th, 2022 7:49 AM

The New York Times is joining left-wing activist groups to push President Biden to the left and become newly aggressive to defend “voting rights,” defined as Democratic-helpful changes to state voting laws, while emotionally labeling Republican attempts to secure the vote as “voter suppression.”

A front-page “news analysis” on Wednesday by reporters Nick Corasaniti and Reid…

NY Times Skips Sotomayor’s WHOPPER About 100,000 Kids with COVID

January 9th, 2022 9:37 AM

As the Supreme Court takes Biden’s attempt to enforce vaccine mandates on private businesses, New York Times reporter Adam Liptak wrote a 1,500-word piece included not a single sentence about the falsehood offered by liberal Justice Sonia Sotomayor: “We have over 100,000 children, which we have never had before in serious condition and many on ventilators.”…