'Frustrated' By Separation of News and Opinion, NYT Entwines Them in N

June 20th, 2011 4:36 PM
I've written a number of times that objectivity in political reporting is unattainable. I think that the American people realize that fact as well. The growing mistrust of the news media stems from the recognition that only the very rare reporter is a truly neutral arbiter. Those who have opinions will invariably give their reporting a point of view. But despite this seemingly self-…

NYT's Sunday Revamp Heralds Increased Influence for Paper's Liberal Co

May 11th, 2011 7:42 PM
Some traditional media outlets, faced with harsh economic realities in the digital age, have begun to turn ideologically inward in the hopes of shoring up support among an enthusiastic and sympathetic audience. The goal is to raise the floor of potential readers or viewers, even while the ceiling drops. The New York Times, for its part, has decided to revamp its Sunday opinion section -…