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NYT Hires Bloomberg Pariah Michael Forsythe. Quid Pro Quo, Yes?

So Bloomberg News reporter Michael Forsythe, who leaked a big story last fall to the New York Times about Bloomberg News spiking his report about corruption among China’s political leaders, gets fired by Bloomberg News and then hired by the Times. Pay … Continue reading

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Did NYT Public Editor Just Endorse Pay-for-Play?

In her New York Times column today, Public Editor Margaret Sullivan takes on The Thorny Challenge of Covering China. Thorny in two ways for the Times: First because the Chinese government is aggressively responding to news organizations that produce coverage critical … Continue reading

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Bull(bleep) In Journalism’s China Shop

It’s lately become clear that reporting on China triggers the law of diminishing returns. From Saturday’s New York Times front page: Bloomberg News Is Said to Curb Articles That Might Anger China BEIJING — The decision came in an early … Continue reading

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Why Did The GOP Lie When The Truth Was Apparently Worse?

The other day the hardworking staff noted that the Republican National Committee had, according to Bloomberg News, “altered the audio of U.S. Supreme Court (1000L) oral arguments in an attack on President Barack Obama’s health-care law.” In a web ad circulated this week, the … Continue reading

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LinsADity!

New York Knicks phenom Jeremy Lin is the new Lindorser for Volvo, as Bloomberg New reports: Jeremy Lin of the New York Knicks signed a two-year contract to promote Volvo Cars in China and the U.S. Lin, a 23-year-old Harvard University graduate, sparked the … Continue reading

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Attack Of The Googletron

There’s bad news and worse news about Internet privacy these days. The bad news (via the Boston Globe): As the online search giant Google Inc. prepares to change the way it uses information about Internet users, regulators and consumer watchdogs worry … Continue reading

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Something Doesn’t Ad Up About Facebook

Facebook is all the rage these days, what with founder Mark Zuckerberg being Time’s Person of the Year 2010 and the site itself having “changed the way human beings relate to one another on a species-wide scale.” Sure. Even better, … Continue reading

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