NYTimes Marks Earth Day: ‘I Need Help Arguing With My Denialist Uncle'

April 22nd, 2020 10:36 PM
The New York Times has run several off-key stories about supposed environmental bright sides and silver linings to the coronavirus pandemic, leveraging a real crisis for a hypothetical one. Now on the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, the paper is urging readers to take advantage of their sudden new leisure time by reading environmental screeds, under the hectoring headline, “The Year You…

NYT Hails Thunberg, Assumes Worst: 'World Dawdles...as Clock Ticks'

September 24th, 2019 9:20 PM
The New York Times joined the rest of the mainstream press in hiding behind 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg’s angry, unscientific ranting before the United Nations to push a message of environmental apocalypse. Tuesday’s front-page story by “international climate reporter” Somini Sengupta and Lisa Friedman left out the full bitter flavor of Thunberg’s…

Panicky NYTimes’ Climate Crusade Feeds Kids’ Fears: ‘Terrifying World'

September 21st, 2019 3:33 PM
The New York Times’ Saturday edition brought an update to the world-wide “climate strike” by schoolchildren from the paper’s apocalyptic-sounding international climate reporter Somini Sengupta. It's a huge two-page story with photos from around the world: “Young People Around the World Take It to the Streets.” The text box: “Anxious about the future…

NY Times Thrilled With Kid Climate Crusade: Send Us Your Protest Pics!

September 20th, 2019 12:48 PM
Schoolkids around the world are cutting class Friday for the “climate,” and the New York Times is very excited (so much for the value of education). The editorial page was especially hyped up, issuing a call online for protest sign pictures: “Are You Going to the Climate Protest? We Want to See Your Sign! -- We want to share young people’s illustrations and videos with the…

NY Times Food Section Lays Out Bitter Green Harvest of Climate Guilt

May 2nd, 2019 11:00 PM
Need any more evidence the New York Times has given up appealing to Middle America and is concentrating on satisfying its left-wing anti-Trump rump? Behold Wednesday’s Food section, ominously pitched as “A collaboration with the New York Times climate desk” and left a bitter ideological taste. The appropriately green front cover introduced readers to a hectoring litany of…

NY Times: India Heat ‘Hits Poor Hardest,' Opposes Air Conditioning

July 19th, 2018 7:41 AM
Somini Sengupta made Wednesday’s New York Times front page with “In India, Summer Heat Becomes a ‘Silent Killer’ -- 111-Degree Days Hit Poor the Hardest.” First, insert the Mort Sahl joke about a post-Armaggedon Times headline: "World Ends, Women & Minorities Hardest Hit." Then notice that one obvious solution goes almost completely unmentioned: Air…

NYT’s U.N. Defender Again Tears Into Trump for Human Rights Hypocrisy

April 20th, 2017 2:43 PM
Reporter Somini Sengupta continued demonstrating her strange hostility toward Nikki Haley, the U.S envoy to the United Nations, in “Trump Envoy Aims to Show That Rights Are a Priority” in Wednesday’s New York Times. The text box read: “A discussion in the Security Council draws criticism.” It’s a follow-up to Sengupta’s previously, and widely condemned,…

NY Times 'Reporter' Sengupta Bats Down Every Haley Criticism of UN

April 1st, 2017 8:31 PM
On Thursday New York Times reporter Somini Sengupta “reported” on United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley’s criticizing the United Nations in a speech to that international body, in “American Envoy Calls U.N. Human Rights Council ‘Corrupt.’” The text box: “Praising the U.S. and assailing a panel without evidence.” From the start it read less…

The New York Times, a Journalistic Enterprise, Is Ambivalent About the

September 25th, 2012 9:06 AM
New York Times technology correspondent Somini Sengupta wrote a depressing article for the Sunday Review suggesting free speech could be limited by corporations (at the behest of government) in the interest of not offending the sensibilities of violent radical Muslims -- "Free Speech in the Age of YouTube." Sengupta also seemed to sign on to the false notion that the anti-American…