Oh Please! NY Times Gushes Over Kamala’s Family: ‘Madam V.P. Auntie’

January 18th, 2021 3:17 PM

Sunday’s big news story: Kamala Harris’s family? Yes. During this evidently slow news period, the lead National section story in Sunday’s New York Times is “Meet the Groundbreaking New Second Family.” This “news” story is by Jessica Bennett, described as “a Times editor at large covering women and culture. She writes about personalities, politics, social trends and the workplace --…

NY Times: Trump Eroding Democracy While Biden Shows True Manhood

November 3rd, 2020 6:43 PM

Jessica Bennett, the New York Times’ first “gender editor,” filed some silly pre-election psychoanalysis for Monday’s edition: “Trump (Tough Guy), Biden (Nice Guy) and the Politics of Manliness.” Bennett opened with the textual equivalent of a campaign video for a former Democratic president that the media clearly misses: "The words were evocative, and not simply because Mr. Obama…

Nauseating: NY Times Relaunches Disgraced Dem: 'Don't Fence Her In'

August 10th, 2020 3:17 PM

More uncritical sympathy from the New York Times for former California Democratic congresswoman Katie Hill, who resigned from the House of Representatives in late 2019 after revelations involving polyamorous sexual relationships were revealed. The paper’s “gender editor” Jessica Bennett re-launched Hill into polite society with a feature on the front of the Sunday Styles section…

NYT No Longer Believes All Women: 'Doesn't Mean Every Woman Is Right'

May 5th, 2020 11:56 AM
The New York Times is belatedly waking up to Tara Reade’s accusation of sexual assault against likely Democratic nominee Joe Biden. Yet the paper is still flattering the Democratic Party with its concern over #MeToo issues, “vitally important to many members of his party.” The reporters dismissed Reade's story as "a single allegation of assault." And a front-page…

NY Times Still Whining About 'Revenge Porn' Attacks on Democrat Hill

November 3rd, 2019 1:37 PM
The New York Times demonstrated an obvious double standard in how it treats sex scandals involving representatives in the U.S. Congress in its coverage of the explicit photographs involving California liberal Democratic Rep. Katie Hill, who officially resigned her seat Friday. The Saturday edition of the paper’s “In Her Words” newsletter from “gender editor” Jessica…

NYT Fact-Checks Kavanaugh on Page One -- No Scrutiny for Blasey

September 30th, 2018 9:59 AM
Rounding up New York Times coverage of the Kavanaugh saga from Saturday: It had the gall to issue a front-page fact-check on only one side of Thursday’s gripping Supreme Court testimony, in “At Points, a Judge’s Defense Misleads and Veers Off Course.” Needless to say, Christine Blasey Ford didn’t get one. The paper’s “gender editor” Jessica Bennett…

NYT Ignores Lauer’s Liberalism, Seethes Over 'Sexist' Grilling of HRC

December 1st, 2017 1:28 PM
In covering the shocking firing of NBC Today host Matt Lauer over sexual harassment allegations, the New York Times chose to focus on the shocking results of campaign 2016 and the loss of their favored candidate Hillary Clinton. After two decades of Lauer’s liberal bias (and hypocritical criticism of sexual harassment by Donald Trump and Bill O’Reilly), the Times could only focus on…

NYT’s Makes Heroine Out of Anita Hill, Spares 20 Words for Paula Jones

November 7th, 2017 5:17 PM
The New York Times “gender editor” Jessica Bennett made her debut on Tuesday’s front page taking on the sexual harassment allegations against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein in “How Weinstein Scandal Became the Final Straw.” Bennett drew out the history of sexual harassment by political figures coming into the media spotlight (predictably skipping liberal Democratic Sen…

Newsweek: ‘Traditionalists Better Get Used to’ Polyamory

July 31st, 2009 8:20 AM
According to Newsweek, polyamory is here to stay and “the traditionalists had better get used to it.” Polyamory, reporter Jessica Bennett explained in her July 29 article, is the act of “engaging in loving, intimate relationships with more than one person – based upon the knowledge and consent of everyone involved.” While Bennett acknowledged that keeping track of multiple partners’ (and their…

Newsweek Predicts More Lovin' Under Obama

November 15th, 2008 11:01 AM
To quote tennis player John McEnroe, "You cannot be serious!"Newsweek is exploring the possibility of a baby boom being sparked by the "euphoria of Obama fans."Jessica Bennett of Newsweek comes firing out of the gates with the somewhat disturbing headline, "Change You Can Conceive In."  She quickly follows that up in the sub-headline, posing this question:  Could…

Newsweek's 'Invisible' Elderly Gays Story Transparent Plug for Same-Se

September 18th, 2008 2:26 PM
If at first you don't succeed in making Americans open to same sex marriage by highlighting monogamous gay couples in their 20s and 30s, try to guilt them into it by finding elderly gay people who are all but "invisible and overlooked" in America. That's essentially what Newsweek's Jessica Bennett did with her September 18 Web exclusive deadling with the "growing population of…