NY Times' Dao Sees Marines Leaving War With Hope, But Edited Out a Mar

March 5th, 2013 7:31 AM
On Sunday, New York Times military affairs reporter James Dao filed from Camp Leatherneck in Afghanistan on the Marine Corps leaving the country, "As Marines Exit Afghan Province, a Feeling That a Campaign Was Worth It." Yet when a Marine wrote a letter, found after his death, that his Iraq service had been worth it, a 2005 story by Dao clipped the letter to instead emphasize the…

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…

NYT's James Dao Hails Anti-War GOP on Front Page, Latest Snipe Against

June 7th, 2011 3:31 PM
New York Times reporter James Dao has filed his second story in nine days critical of the Afghanistan war. First came the 3,000-word Sunday front-page story on May 29, "After Combat, the Unexpected Perils of Coming Home," emphasizing the negative from the start: Capt. Adrian Bonenberger made plans for his final patrol to Imam Sahib. But inside, he was sweating the details of a…