Ugh: NY Times Bows to Jen Psaki and Her ‘Yasss Queen’ Online 'Cult'

September 19th, 2021 6:37 AM

New York Times media reporter Michael Grynbaum devoted 2,300 words to profiling President Biden’s press secretary Jen Psaki. It reeked of cringy attempts to be hip while relaying shout-outs from Psaki’s online fan club: "...a cult of Psaki has proliferated online, where clips of her restrained, if occasionally withering exchanges with reporters have established this once…

CNN’s Chris Cuomo Advised Andrew to Resign, Can’t Survive His Scandal

August 10th, 2021 11:48 PM

In defiance of CNN’s public scolding of him for advising his brother, disgraced New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) behind the scenes, Chris Cuomo had continued to provide advice after the New York attorney general dropped her bombshell report on his sexual misconduct, according to the Washington Post. But a Tuesday New York Times piece reported that it was Chris who advised…

NY Times Snickers at Fox Weather Launch, Whines About 'Climate Change'

July 8th, 2021 1:19 AM

New York Times media reporter Michael Grynbaum gained front-page Business section play on Tuesday with his story about…weather coverage? But you see, it’s Fox weather coverage, so it’s automatically controversial, even if the project hasn’t actually launched yet: “Fox Wants to Do for TV Weather What It Did for Cable News.” One can almost hear the booing and hissing among

NY Times Claims Fox Is Lurching 'Trumpward' and Dumping 'Dissenters'

May 28th, 2021 4:41 PM

New York Times media reporter Michael Grynbaum is projecting bad publicity into one cable-news network for narrowing the diversity of its opinions. Rick Santorum’s firing at CNN? Don’t be silly. The headline is “Fox News Intensifies Its Pro-Trump Politics as Dissenters Depart.” 

Hateful NY Times SPEWS Dreck: Limbaugh ‘Fomented Mistrust,' 'Hate'

February 18th, 2021 2:36 PM

So much for not speaking ill of the dead. The sad news of the passing of talk show legend Rush Limbaugh made the front of Thursday’s New York Times. Robert McFadden (obituary writer) and media reporter Michael Grynbaum cowrote an ideologically hostile, tasteless remembrance: “Agitator Who Made Talk Radio A Right-Wing Attack Machine.” They wrote: "He became a singular figure…

NY Times: Distrust of Media Deadly to Democracy, Should Fox Apologize?

January 10th, 2021 2:44 PM

The disgusting spectacle at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday involving some extremist Trump supporters dominated the New York Times again on Sunday. Reporter Trip Gabriel front of the National section, “For Loyal Trump Base, Anti-Democratic Ideals And Distrust Still Burn.” But yet again, Times reporters went beyond justifiable condemnation of rioting and lies to defend the…

NY Times Attacks Fox News on Front; MSNBC Nuts, Bigots Get A Pass

August 12th, 2020 5:00 PM

The New York Times used precious front-page space on Monday to gripe about…a rival news outlet, the paper’s latest attack on its successful right-leaning media rival Fox News. It emerged from media reporter Michael Grynbaum, “Boycott or Not, Fox News Bolts Past Networks.” 

NYT Whines Right-Wing Media Not 'Nuanced' on Portland Thuggery, Fires

July 24th, 2020 7:42 PM

The New York Times devoted an entire print page on Thursday to the ongoing clashes between left-wing radicals and federal officers in Portland, under the rubric “‘Whose Streets? Our Streets.’” That headline is a chant from the Antifa anarchists occupying and setting fires in downtown Portland. It’s also a giveaway to which side the paper’s news staff is on. Mike Baker and Thomas…

NYTimes Hits Rush & Co. on Floyd: ‘Conservative Media Outrage Machine'

June 3rd, 2020 9:39 PM

Sunday’s New York Times tried to put “law and order conservatives,” not liberal riot supporters, on the defensive in the violent aftermath of the unjust death under police custody of George Floyd in Minneapolis: “Floyd Case Presents Ideological Challenge for Law-and-Order Conservatives.” The text box: “Even Limbaugh and Pirro can’t defend an officer’s actions.”

NYT: Trump Coronavirus Briefings We Wanted Could Be 'Dangerous'

March 26th, 2020 6:51 PM
The New York Times is using the coronavirus pandemic to condemn its favorite targets, Fox News and Donald Trump, even suggesting the networks shouldn’t air Trump’s coronavirus press briefings. Media reporter Michael Grynbaum fretted, “Trump’s Briefings Are a Ratings Hit. Should Networks Cover Them Live? -- The president’s viewership has rivaled the audiences for hit…

NYT Reports More Trouble, Unease at Bloomberg News Over Campaign

February 17th, 2020 3:22 PM
New York Times media reporter Michael Grynbaum published a piece Monday afternoon that highlighted the growing concern for journalistic ethics at Bloomberg News over their founder Michael’s growing 2020 Democratic presidential campaign, citing “half a dozen Bloomberg journalists who requested anonymity.”

NY Times Has Two Standards for Lashing Out at Media: Pelosi vs McSally

January 20th, 2020 5:05 PM
New York Times media reporter Michael Grynbaum's story dealt mostly with media griping about restrictions on the impending impeachment trial coverage. But the lead paragraph rehashed last week’s spat between Sen. Martha McSally, Arizona Republican, and CNN reporter Manu Raju. The print story oddly included two photos of McSally: a CNN screengrab of her “lashing out...,” and…

NY Times Reporter: '2019 the Darkest Yet for Journalists in Trump Era'

December 30th, 2019 6:52 PM
Criticize the media, and you’re threatening the freedoms and lives of journalists. That’s the gist of the story from New York Times media reporter Michael Grynbaum: “After Another Year of Trump Attacks, ‘Ominous Signs’ for the American Press -- Threats of ‘retribution,’ more accusations of ‘fake news’ and the end of the White House briefing…

Hysterical NYT Blames Trump for Press’s ‘Rough Few Days’

February 22nd, 2019 2:24 PM
The New York Times’ got rather overdefensive in Thursday’s “In Attack, Trump Aims ‘Enemy of the People’ Directly at The Times.” The paper stretched its complaint against Trump’s concerning slogan to cast blame on him for every worrisome development experienced by a Times (or Washington Post) journalist anywhere: "They have added up to a rough few…