Skip to comments.The New York Times isn't liberal and the Washington Post isn't biased
Posted on 05/16/2012 8:28:44 AM PDT by Oldpuppymax
Recent weeks have seen ombudsmen at both the New York Times and the Washington Post defend their respective newspapers from charges of journalistic bias and a deep-seated, enduring slant to the political left.
Described as trusted [intermediaries] between an organization and some external constituency, it is the job of New York Times ombudsman Arthur Brisbane and the Posts Patrick Pexton to represent the broad scope of constituent interests by seeking to present readers with facts and straightforward, impartial reporting. (1)
Of course anyone with a sense of humoror any sense at allwill get a real kick out of claims of straightforward and impartial reporting by the Times or the Post. But that is exactly what these embattled colleagues have done in their attempts to defend recent articles responsible for more than the usual show of outrage from the reading public.
On May 10th the Post printed a story of Mitt Romneys 1965 involvement in forcibly cutting the hair of fellow Cranbrook student John Lauber. According to the very lengthy article, Romney and a...
(Excerpt) Read more at coachisright.com ...
...and God didn’t make the little green apples
Sun rises in East or is it West?
Not to worry about the Post’s bias, this man is in charge of editing any articles on Romney”
“This story on Romney was in preparation for three weeks. It is part of a series of biographical stories on Romney being written by Horowitz and others and edited by The Posts Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and associate editor, David Maraniss, who is known for his best- selling biographies of major U.S. political figures ..
I think its worth noting that Maraniss is publishing in June a long biography of Barack Obama. He also wrote a lengthy piece on Obamas formative years in Hawaii, including his high school years at the prestigious Punahou School.”
Thanks Oldpuppymax. And my ass crack is horizontal when I’m standing up.
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