A trend is emerging in the way politicians and pundits are talking about Russia’s interference in American elections—a stupid, stupid trend. All of a sudden, Russia’s 2016 misdeeds are being compared to the worst terrorist and military attacks in American history.
On Tuesday, the New York Times editorial board announced the hiring of Quinn Norton, a technology reporter and commentator who has written in praise of a German Nazi, defended the reputation of neo-Nazi hacker Weev, and used racial and homophobic slurs on social media.
Yesterday, the New York Times opinion section ran a piece titled “Background Checks Are Not the Answer to Gun Violence,” by John Lott. It is a bad piece. It argues that the “major problem” with the background check system isn’t future murderers who slip through the cracks despite having, for example, domestic violence…
Wow—in a truly incredible turn of events, it appears that President Donald Trump’s legal team has advised him not to sit down for “a wide-ranging interview” with special counsel Robert Mueller, the New York Times reported Monday evening.
Happy 370th day of the Trump presidency, which is also yet another day when The New York Times has decided to spam its subscribers with stories from Trump’s Real America, where people hold some obscure and nonsensical and—just maybe!—racist positions.
Nothing screams equanimity quite like turning an entire section of a national newspaper over to folks who all support Donald Trump, but so went the New York Times on Wednesday, filling its op-ed pages with over a dozen letters from Trump supporters praising his first year in office. (They are a riot, and I suggest you …
Yesterday, it was rumored that Harper’s magazine would be publishing a piece by writer Katie Roiphe in its March issue which would reveal the identity of the creator of the infamous Shitty Media Men list.
On Thursday evening, the New York Times published excerpts from an impromptu interview with President Donald Trump at his Mar-a-Lago club in Florida, where he forecast the media industry’s downfall as evidence that he’ll win again in 2020.
The same newspaper that continues to pat itself on the back for exposing the serial sexual abuses of powerful men decided on Wednesday to let a star reporter accused of sexual misconduct off the hook.
Updated Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, at 2:29 p.m. EST: The Ford Motor Co. sent The Root a statement responding to the New York Times report about allegations by female employees at the company’s Chicago plants of years of racial and sexual harassment.
Hello, hi, yes, hello. We’ve all seen this, right? This story in the New York Fucking Times about the Pentagon’s $22 million Oh Shit There Might Be Aliens program? We’ve all read it? We’ve all engaged with the evidence within the story, written in part by two journalists who have won Pulitzer Prizes for the New York…
The New York Times has told its freelance contract workers that they will be held to the same guidelines as full-time employees when it comes to “safeguarding The Times’s reputation for fairness and impartiality”—even when they’re not on assignment.
If you’re a member of Washington’s self-flagellating Beltway media establishment, you might find yourself faced with a seasonally-appropriate conundrum: You’re invited to the White House’s annual Christmas party for members of the media and don’t know if it’s right to attend.
The New York Times published a profile over the weekend of an Ohio man named Tony Hovater, a co-founder of the white supremacist Traditionalist Worker Party. The piece, by reporter Richard Fausset, was meant to say something profound about the banality of evil—This man shops for groceries! He has a Twin Peaks tattoo!…
On Nov. 25, the New York Times published “A Voice of Hate in America’s Heartland”—a piece about the wedding registry, eating habits and eyebrow maintenance of an Ohio man who also happens to be a Nazi. This profile bothered quite a few people, who were somewhat annoyed that the country’s biggest and most important…