I have been studying the transcript of the recent New York Times interview of President Barack Obama. It is a remarkable document—remarkable not for the facts it contains, but for the way it reveals the mentalities of the participants. Remarkable, too, in so far as the transcript allows a curious reader to see, in detail, how journalism is manufactured.
The New York Times reported on Secretary of State John Kerry’s preoccupation with the stagnant Israeli-Palestinian peace process, even as neighboring Egypt, Syria, and Turkey plunge into turmoil.
The New York Times inaccurately referred to a conservative nonprofit as an “advocacy group” in a Tuesday piece on organizations backing immigration reform efforts.
New York based protesters greeted the world’s richest man and New York Times owner Carlos Slim with the Imperial March from Star Wars—on kazoos.
A Guantanamo Bay detainee who accused the United States of torturing him in a New York Times editorial published on Monday failed to disclose his lengthy rap sheet, which includes efforts to kill Americans while fighting for the Taliban and Osama bin Laden.
The New York Times issued a correction Monday morning to article about Pope Francis’ first Easter message that misidentified what Easter is.
The New York Times is under fire from pro-Israel activists for publishing what they call a biased hit piece that glorifies terrorism.
There could be trouble brewing for Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim and his newspaper, the New York Times.