LOL: Discovery Exec Referred to CNN+ as ‘CNN Minus’ Before Axing It

April 21st, 2022 6:50 PM

Among the revelations surrounding Thursday’s news that CNN+ was being eliminated, one came from The New York Times in that Warner Bros. Discovery JB Perrette noted many had begun referring to the failing streaming service as CNN- while in meetings with incoming CNN boss Chris Licht about its future. And over at CNN.com, liberal media janitors Brian Stelter and Oliver Darcy relayed…

Gag: New NYT Editor Tapped, Poses in CREEPY Photo Spread for NY Mag

April 20th, 2022 8:46 AM

Joseph Kahn is the new executive editor of the New York Times, replacing current editor Dean Baquet, who is retiring. Kahn was the paper’s Beijing bureau chief in the 2000s. Coverage of Baquet’s tenure avoided the paper’s left-wing woke meltdowns of recent years and even suggested the paper was annoying liberals. By contrast, New York Magazine compared the paper's recent left…

NY Times Spins Biden Cursing at Doocy as 'Heart-Warming Civic Moment'

January 31st, 2022 6:43 AM

It's one of those New York Times stories that feels like a parody of the paper, but media reporter Michael Grynbaum tried furiously in a Sunday piece to spin President Biden's "stupid SOB" sneer at Peter Doocy into a positive. He's trying to turn sewer water into wine.  It was a "heart-warming civic moment." Well, if reporter-attacking Biden is endearing, let's just say it: Michael…

NYT Uses Chris Wallace to Take Page-One Swipe at ‘Conspiratorial' Fox

December 14th, 2021 10:20 AM

New York Times media reporter Michael Grynbaum made the front page Monday upon the resignation of Fox News anchor Chris Wallace, using the surprise announcement as a springboard to attack the cable channel. The print edition headline: “Fox Anchor Wallace Decamps as Right-Wing Hosts Set Agenda.” The front-page text box showed some copy editor to be fully on board: “Latest Exit as…

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 obscure…

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 Times…

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 in the…

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 media…

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 reality shows and prime-time…