NY Times Cyber Reporter Caught in Trump-Spying Time Warp
February 20th, 2022 8:13 AM
Liberal journalists on Friday rallied around a New York Times article by Charlie Savage titled "Durham Distances Himself From Furor in Right-Wing Media Over Filing." Like a good Democrat, Savage spun that Durham "distanced himself on Thursday from false reports by right-wing news outlets that a motion he recently filed said Hillary Clinton’s campaign had paid to spy on Trump…
MSNBC Trashes ‘Dangerous Disinformation’ From Conservatives on Durham
February 17th, 2022 3:02 PM
Deadline: White House provided MSNBC late Wednesday afternoon with only the third mention of the bombshell revelation from Special Counsel John Durham on alleged spying against the Trump campaign and early presidency, but they predictably used 16 minutes and 10 seconds to dismiss it as “dangerous disinformation” peddled by “right-wing media.”
Editor’s Pick: Townhall on NYT’s Lame Excuse for Not Covering Durham
February 15th, 2022 10:28 AM
On Tuesday, Townhall Managing Editor Spencer Brown reported on the leftist media refusing to cover the latest bombshells in the John Durham investigation: “In what was apparently another example of the mainstream media’s selection bias clouding its judgement and causing it not to cover stories that are negative about their pals in the Democrat party, the usual suspects were oddly silent on the…
Desperate NYTimes Defends Russiagate Probe Despite Discredited Dossier
December 2nd, 2021 1:03 PM
Charlie Savage, national security and legal policy correspondent for the New York Times, played defense on behalf of the now-discredited “Steele dossier” that led to the first Trump impeachment, in Thursday’s “Discredited Steele Dossier Doesn't Undercut Russia Inquiry.” The infamous tissue of rumors and lies that would foster the false “collusion”-with-Russia narrative was put…
NYT SCOTUS Hypocrisy: Barrett’s ‘Deflection,’ Kagan 'Sticks to Script'
October 16th, 2020 1:05 PM
As Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court moves briskly forward, the New York Times which has already demonstrated stark labeling bias when discussing Barrett’s supporters and her opponents conservatives-to-liberal labeling disparity in previous stories, led off its Wednesday issue with petulance. The subhead of one lead story, from Supreme Court beat reporter Adam…
NY Times Sees (Democratic) ‘Piles of Evidence’ vs. (GOP) ‘Scorn’
January 23rd, 2020 2:40 PM
“News analysis” is a euphemism in the New York Times (and other papers) for “editorial we want on the front page.” On Thursday, the paper echoed the hacky excitement shown by CNN and others over the Democratic impeachment managers. Here’s the headline from Thursday’s “news analysis”:
Excited NYT: Could Trump's Mean Tweet Be Witness Tampering? (No)
November 17th, 2019 6:14 PM
The New York Times offered up a silly time-waster of a “news analysis” from Charlie Savage and Michael Shear in Saturday’s paper, one that elevated Trump’s mean tweets about former Ukraine ambassador Marie Yovanovitch to “witness tampering" They huffed: “President Trump on Friday attacked Marie L. Yovanovitch, the former United States ambassador to Ukraine…
NYTimes Savages Barr: AG ‘Deliberately Fueling Conspiracy Theories'?
May 19th, 2019 1:24 PM
The New York Times was mightily miffed by Attorney General William Barr daring to call spying by its proper name before the Senate Judiciary Committee. In Saturday’s Times, legal reporter Charlie Savage savaged the attorney general in “Barr Again Questions Russia Inquiry, Siding More Closely With Trump.” Savage was suffused with suspicion toward Barr, portraying his motives as…
NYT Turns on Assange: From 'Gift of Information' to 'Dubious Judgment'
April 12th, 2019 8:04 PM
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested, and the front page of Friday’s New York Times featured Scott Shane and Steven Erlanger’s recap of Assange and the effect of his leaking of classified national security information (and Democratic Party secrets) in “A Divisive Prophet of the Public’s Right to Know.” The paper noticed that the tide of sophisticated opinion…
NY Times Sourly Shifts to Trump Obstruction of Justice, Slimes AG Barr
March 25th, 2019 2:32 PM
Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia interference in the 2016 elections is over, after finding no Trump-Russia conspiracy and issuing no indictments against Americans. With “collusion” a dead letter, the liberal press is investing hope in the other charge, “obstruction of justice.” A story by the New York Times focused on that other avenue in “Barr Goes…
MSM Blames Avenatti for Dooming Effort to Stop Kavanaugh Confirmation
October 7th, 2018 8:46 PM
The battle for the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh as Justice on the Supreme Court has resulted in a great tragedy. Michael Avenatti's appearances on television are likely due to be sharply cut back. Why? Because liberals in the mainstream media are now placing the blame for the failure of the Democrats to derail the Kavanaugh confirmation squarely at the feet of Avenatti.
NY Times Cuts Kavanaugh: 'Son of Privilege,' Father a 'Swamp Creature'
July 15th, 2018 4:27 PM
The front page of Sunday’s New York Times brought the expected comprehensive dissection of President Trump’s second Supreme Court justice nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, in 4,500 words: “Trump’s Choice: Beltway Insider Born And Bred – Father Was A Lobbyist – Supreme Court Nominee Is Being Promoted as Business Friendly.” A photo caption online made the…
NYT Goes Manic Over FISA Memo From ‘Stooge' Nunes; ‘Falls Well Short'
February 2nd, 2018 6:43 PM
The days before the release of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act memo alleging a pattern of malfeasance by the FBI and Justice Department in its surveillance of members of the Trump campaign were marked by dread and hysteria in the media, and the New York Times participated.
NYT Defends Mueller Against ‘Drunk' Conspiracists at Fox News
December 14th, 2017 3:55 PM
Robert Mueller is the liberal New York Times new favorite prosecutor. (Being criticized by Donald Trump and the Republican Congress will do that to you.) Reporters Nicholas Fandos and Charlie Savage praised deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s defense of Mueller in “Firm Defense of Mueller As Republicans Attack.” And a Times lead editorial personally mocking Fox News hosts…