Tag Archives: WikiLeaks

Will Someone Please Remove Bill Keller From His NYT Column?

Like kids and matches or Tom Wolfe and a spaghetti dinner, Bill Keller and a newspaper column should be kept apart at all costs. As the hardworking staff has previously noted, New York Times staffers should have staged an intervention … Continue reading

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Idiotic Quote o’ the Week (pat. pending)

So far, anyway. A Tuesday New York Times piece reported that 14 Anonymous hackers were arrested last week for “being part of a criminal conspiracy to damage the Web site of PayPal, the online payment company owned by eBay, which announced … Continue reading

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News Corp(se) Dodge o’ the Day®

It’s a tie! Winner #1: Bret Stephens in Tuesday’s Wall Street Journal: News of the World vs. WikiLeaks Only one placed at risk ‘the lives of countless innocent individuals.’ How does this year’s phone hacking scandal at the now-defunct British tabloid … Continue reading

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His NYT Magazine Column Will Be The Death Of Bill Keller

Consensus among the hardworking staff: New York Times executive editor Bill Keller, who’s apparently suffering from Mort Zuckerman Syndrome (pat. pending), should not be writing for his own paper. Or any other, for that matter. The new, attitudinal Keller emerged in … Continue reading

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Salon: NYT’s “journalistic obedience”

Tuesday’s New York Times featured a Page One piece about CIA operative Raymond Davis, who allegedly shot and killed two Pakistanis last month, thereby exacerbating the uneasy alliance between Pakistan and the U.S. Problem is, according to Salon.com, the Times sat … Continue reading

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Bill Keller’s Revisionist History

The hardworking staff finally got around to finishing New York Times executive editor Bill Keller’s 8000-word wet kiss to himself about his handling of the WikiLeaks documents (and manhandling of Julian Assange, apparently) over the past six months. Along the … Continue reading

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More Non-Disclosure By NYT Public Editor

Turns out New York Times Public Editor Arthur S. Brisbane omitted more than one relevant fact in his latest column. As the hardworking staff noted earlier, Brisbane wrote this in his piece about the challenges the paper faces in a … Continue reading

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No Disclosure By NYT Public Editor

In his latest column New York Times Public Editor Arthur S. Brisbane catalogues some of the major reader complaints and journalistic challenges the paper faces in a new-media world. Brisbane starts with the blending of opinion with news, moves on … Continue reading

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WikiLeaks to NYT: Drop Dead

Interesting Editor’s Note in Monday’s New York Times about “The Decision to Publish Diplomatic Documents.” First it says: The articles published today and in coming days are based on thousands of United States embassy cables, the daily reports from the … Continue reading

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Boston Globe Botched Byline

I yield to no man in my admiration for intrepid New York Times war correspondent C.J. Chivers. But his byline should not have stood alone atop Monday’s Boston Globe front-page piece headlined, “Leaked archive casts stark light on Afghan war.” … Continue reading

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