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…
NYT Hints: Press Failed its Mission to Stop Trump in 2016
January 29th, 2019 8:07 AM
The front page of the New York Times Business Day on Monday featured two stories on Donald Trump and the media, one chiding his opinion journalism supporters, the other suggesting the mainstream press failed its mission by not stopping his election in 2016. Michael Grynbaum’s “Media Memo,” “2020 Looms, And News Faces Test Of Judgment” may have revealed more anti-…
NY Times: Trump’s Attacks on Acosta, ‘Women of Color’ Dangerous
December 27th, 2018 6:14 PM
New York Times media reporter Michael Grynbaum wrapped up the anti-Trump year for the press in “Trump’s Year of Escalating Press Tensions,” on the front of Thursday’s Business section. Grynbaum implied that refusing to deal with CNN showboat Jim Acosta makes you complicit with dictators: "Presidents usually avoid criticizing American journalists on foreign soil;…
NYT Slimes Megyn Kelly, Fox News as Racist, Brings Up 'Tiki Torches'
October 27th, 2018 2:05 PM
NBC morning host (and former Fox News host) Megyn Kelly controversy is seemingly out at the network, after a politically incorrect discussion of Halloween costumes and so-called cultural appropriation caused outcry -- not at the puzzling phenomenon of liberals demanding Halloween costumes be policed, but at a clumsy comment Kelly made that was quickly spun as racist. The most hostility toward…
NYT Hypocrisy: Chiding Fox News 'Coziness... Advocacy' for Trump
July 1st, 2018 2:05 PM
New York Times media reporter Michael Grynbaum thinks he’s found a case of media collusion in the “friendship” between President Trump and Fox News: “Fox and Trump: It’s a Friendship Without Equal.” But he conveniently skipped over the decades of “friendship” between the broadcast networks and CNN with Democratic presidents -- not to mention that…
NYT Floods Zone vs Enemy Giuliani: 'America’s Grouchy Dinner Guest'
May 4th, 2018 2:55 PM
Former prosecutor and NYC mayor Rudy Giuliani, the newest member of President Trump’s legal team as he battles special counsel Robert Mueller on several fronts, caused a stir with some blunt talk involving payouts to porn actress Stormy Daniels. The New York Times, a long-time enemy of Giuliani, ran two stories in the lead slot Friday under the headline: “On Attack for Trump, Giuliani…