Tag Archives: New York Times
NY Times Op-Ed Denounces Daniel Ellsberg and Edward Snowden on 50th Anniversary of its Publishing the Pentagon, by Barbara Koeppel
In one piece, former New York Times foreign correspondent Elizabeth Becker says that, when the Pentagon Papers were exposed, “the nation was stunned. Responses ranged from horror to anger to disbelief.”
As Far Right Storms Capitol, Media Need to Look at Their Own Role in How We Got Here
“Imagine if corporate media didn’t praise McConnell, Lindsey Graham or any other Republicans who propped up Trump’s dangerous lies for so long,”
Press Normalizes Trump’s Lawlessness as Use of ‘Tools of Presidency’ to ‘Broaden Appeal’
“USA Today (8/26/20) framed the Trump campaign’s flagrant violation of laws against the use of the Executive Branch for political purposes as a partisan disagreement.”
US ‘Disinformation’ Claims Do Exactly What Enemies Are Accused of: Distract From Covid-19 Failures
“While the foreign misinformation in question isn’t clear, the purpose of the domestic narratives surrounding said misinformation is.”
The Curse of Moral Purity, by Chris Hedges
Collective self-delusions, have now been mainstreamed. They are trumpeted by media platforms across the political spectrum and by the political establishment.
Democracy Dies Without Alternative Media, Robert Sheer interview of Peter Richardson
It really goes to the great secret of American greatness, which comes not from, ever, from the establishment. It never comes from the best and the brightest. Unless they betray their class; unless they betray their teaching.
Australian investigative journalist exposes Guardian/New York Times betrayal of Assange
The papers leaked by Manning documented at least 200 civilian deaths at the hands of US and allied forces that had previously been hidden from the public, along with clear evidence of war crimes, including the existence of a secret “black unit” within the US military, tasked with carrying out illegal assassinations.
Chelsea Manning, WikiLeaks, and The Deepwater Horizon
If the the U.S. jails Julian Assange, they should jail me, and my colleagues at The Guardian and New York Times. We all used the Manning / Assange / WikiLeaks emails
Your Complete Guide to the N.Y. Times’ Support of U.S.-Backed Coups in Latin America
Do the U.S. and its allies have a moral or ethical right to determine the political future of Venezuela?
A N.Y. Times Story Just Accidentally Shredded the Russiagate Hysteria, by Lee Camp
It made our mass media pundits look like hardened fools. But they have kept spouting their nonsense anyway, hoping no one notices the soup dripping down their faces.
Israel just ‘lost Cronkite’ — the struggle for Palestinian rights at ‘The New York Times’, by Robert Herbst
“Not so long ago, it was fairly rare to hear this perspective. That is no longer the case.”
Top 10 Reasons Not to Love NATO, by David Swanson
The New York Times loves NATO, but should you?
Mainstream Media Assaults on Freedom of Speech. “The Truth” is No Longer “Important”
Attempts at limiting freedom of expression continue apace, while attacks on alternative media outlets by institutions of power grow.
The Sanctification of NATO
Claims of Donald Trump undermining NATO have sent establishment media into a frenzy to sanctify NATO as a force for peace and democracy.
Graduates of Elite Universities Dominate The New York Times and Wall Street Journal Study Finds, by Zaid Jilani
The researchers were hesitant to comment on what the findings of their study mean for the way journalism is produced. But the homogeneity of perspectives and experiences in a newsroom can have the effect of limiting a newsroom’s scope of reporting…