NYTimes Defends Censorship Acts by Feds to Stop COVID 'Disinformation'
June 22nd, 2023 9:11 AM
Reporters Steven Lee Myers and Sheera Frenkel made the front page of Tuesday’s New York Times with "G.O.P. Strikes At Researchers Into Deception -- A legal campaign against universities and think tanks seeks to undermine the fight against false claims about elections, vaccines and other hot political topics.” It’s yet another Times attempt to dismiss concerns about the…
NYT: First Amendment 'Barrier' to Democracy-Saving Big-Tech Censorship
February 13th, 2023 9:29 PM
New York Times reporter Steven Lee Myers -- a journalist -- nevertheless sees free speech as a threat to whatever a Democratic administration declares is "disinformation," in a front-page article Friday, featuring the online title “Free Speech vs. Disinformation Comes to a Head.” Myers even suggested democracy could fall without Big Tech exercising proper censorship…
NYT Spent Two Years Boasting How China Beat Covid by Squashing Freedom
December 4th, 2022 1:09 PM
While the New York Times is now accurately covering the backlash of the Chinese people to the Communist regime’s authoritarian and counterproductive attempts to eradicate COVID, the paper hailed the success of China’s authoritarian approach, when the regime first made the West believe it had somehow conquered a highly contagious airborne virus. One particularly sordid example…
Again? NYT Page One 'Disinfo' Dud Digs Up Disinfo-Board Czar Jankowicz
October 22nd, 2022 8:42 PM
The New York Times front page on Friday sounded a familiar refrain on the perils of conservative “disinformation” in “Exploding Online, Disinformation Is Now a Fixture of U.S. Politics.” But beyond the latest tiresome rehash that reporters Steven Lee Myers and Sheera Frenkel made of what former President Trump is now spouting on his social media platform, the piece also relied on the…
NYT Wails Biden’s Ministry of Truth a ‘Victim’ of ‘Disinformation’
May 19th, 2022 11:24 AM
The New York Times had a cow over the apparent demise of President Joe Biden’s Disinformation Governance Board and painted it as a victim of — wait for it — disinformation.
NYT Buries Trump's 'No Clear Link to Russia' — on Page A21
November 1st, 2016 6:58 PM
At the New York Times Monday evening, Eric Lichtblau and Steven Lee Myers reported that "none of the (FBI) investigations so far have found any conclusive or direct link between Mr. Trump and the Russian government."
NYT: Hillary Passive Victim of 'Questions' She Can't 'Put Behind Her'
August 23rd, 2016 12:37 PM
Hillary Clinton evidently doesn’t actually commit scandalous or criminal behavior, she merely is pressed by questions that passively “shadow” her and “follow” her presidential campaign. That’s the tone of recent New York Times scandal coverage on Clinton’s various controveries involving her foudation and her handling of classified documents, both of which have gained new life with a big new batch…
NYT Shills for Hill on Front, Plays Everyone-Does-It Defense on Email
May 11th, 2016 8:14 PM
Hillary Clinton’s road to the Democratic nomination may be strewn with stones like Bernie Sanders, who won the West Virginia primary Tuesday night. But Clinton can always count on rock-solid support from her base at the New York Times. On Wednesday’s front page, reporter Steven Lee Myers mounted an “everyone-does-it” defense of Hillary in her ongoing controversy over classified intelligence…
NYT Changes Headline, Content of Report on Obama's Failure to Win 'Wid
September 8th, 2013 10:53 AM
On Friday, as seen in Google News search results showing posts and feeds at other web sites, a report at the New York Times by Peter Baker and Steven Lee Meyers had the following headline "Obama Fails in Bid for Wide Backing for Syria Attack."
On Twitter, self-described "conservative academic" Will Antonin wondered (HT Twitchy), "How long until this NYT headline is changed?" The answer: Not…
NYTimes Mag Celebrates 'Iconic' Hillary, 'Highminded' Yet 'Hardheaded
July 3rd, 2012 12:13 PM
Reporter Steven Lee Myers heaped praise on Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in a 5,500-word profile for the New York Times Sunday Magazine, evident in the title, "Last Tour of the Rock-Star Diplomat."
One of Myers's big scoops is that Hillary Clinton can remember names and personal details, which is apparently just as important as all that foreign policy guff: "Whatever she might have…
NY Times Suddenly OK With Warring President: Is Obama Intervention in
August 30th, 2011 3:49 PM
Is Syria next on Obama’s intervention list? New York Times reporters Helene Cooper and Steven Lee Myers speculate in Monday’s “U.S. Tactics in Libya May Be a Model for Other Efforts.”
The text box works in a typical crack at Bush administration foreign policy: “Using force when justified but not going it alone.” The implication, common in the pages of the Times, is that Bush somehow went it…
NY Times Reporter: Shame How Netanyahu and Conservatives Ignored Obama
May 23rd, 2011 1:16 PM
Saturday’s lead from New York Times reporter Steven Lee Myers did its best to paint Israel’s conservative, pro-security prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu as being disingenuous and stubborn in the face of President Obama’s reasonable offer for Israel to give up land to the Palestinians: "Israeli Leader Rebuffs Obama On ‘67 Borders – Both Denounce Hamas – Meeting at White House Underscores…
'Critics' (and NYT Reporters?) Say Bush 'Squandered the Country's Mora
February 13th, 2008 11:28 AM
'Ever Upbeat' Bush Deluded in His Iraq War Optimism, Says NYT
August 27th, 2007 2:37 PM