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Clay Waters

Clay Waters is director of Times Watch, a division of the Media Research Center (MRC) that tracks the liberal bias of the New York Times. You can follow Times Watch on Twitter and Facebook.

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Avoiding the Issue of the Times' Anti-Israel Slant

Plus, the Council on American-Islamic Relations is just "a civil rights and advocacy organization."

Daily Kos: Less Radical Than Early National Review?

"Today, of course, National Review is widely read as a journal of the Republican establishment. But in its infancy it was regarded as extreme - far more radical than the bloggers most influential ...

Whitewashing A Stalinist Anti-War Group

The Times waits until the tenth paragraph to identify the radical group ANSWER as the main sponsor of an anti-war rally, and then fails to identify the group's Communist affiliation.

Hypocrisy: Times Wants "To Celebrate What Worked" in British Anti-Terror Investigation

And then, perhaps, run lead stories exposing the classified details of "what worked," thus wrecking the programs?

GOP Playing Politics with Terror

Nagourney: "Republicans, facing tough midterm elections - and with a history, as Democrats noted, of spotlighting terrorist threats in election seasons...."

A "Varied Group" of Terrorist Plotters?

And what does Lebanon have to do with a terror plot several months in the making? The Times knows.

Nasrallah's Dreams of Israel Annihilation Missing from NYT

Neil MacFarquhar's profile of Hezbollah's terrorist leader Sheikh Nasrallah included this description: "He always calls Israel 'the Zionist entity,' maintaining that all Jewish immigrants should ...

Still No Kind Words for Condoleezza Rice

Helene Cooper again cooks Condoleezza Rice and the U.S. support of Israel in a front-page "news" story: ""Washingtons resistance to an immediate cease-fire and its staunch support of Israel have ...

Still Ignoring Cynthia McKinney's Nutty Conspiracy Theories

Brenda Goodman follows up on her story on the Democratic primary loss by inflammatory Rep. Cynthia McKinney of Georgia, but lets her allies blame the Republicans and again ignores McKinney's ...

Ned Lamont's Band of Irate...Moderates?

An editorial ludicrously tries to portray vengeful anti-Lieberman bloggers and anti-war activists as moderates.

More Photo Controversy at the Times

The Times checks out the authenticity of several photos it used from disgraced photographer Adnan Hajj, the Reuters freelancer caught doctoring photos from Lebanon to make damage caused by Israel ...

Republican Have "Exploited Ruthlessly" Their Advantage on National Security

Nagourney cringes again at "ruthless" Republican rhetoric emanating from Republicans concerning the war on terror.

Hiding Rep. Cynthia McKinney's Nutty Views

Meet Rep. Cynthia McKinney and her "forceful persona" (never mind her anti-Israel stands, "Bush knew" 9-11 conspiracy theories, and other paranoid rants).

Israel's "Ferocity" in Response to Terror

Ethan Bronner seems taken aback by the "ferocity" of Israel's "harsh" response to Hezbollah's historical terrorism -or what the Times calls "armed provocation.

News Flash: Politicians Engaging in Politics!

Rachel Swarns is apparently worried that conservative Republicans will inform voters about their proposals to battle illegal immigration: "But some Democratic and Republican lawmakers said the ...

The Myth of Max Cleland, Redux

Has anyone at the Times actually watched the 2002 campaign ad that allegedly "paired" Max Cleland with Osama bin Laden?

Castro "the Prisoner"?

Thousands of dissidents would beg to differ with Anthony DePalma's description.

Barbaro Leaves Out Wal-Mart Employee's Ties to Left-Wing Web Group

One of Times reporter Michael Barbaro's sources for anti-Wal-Mart material is WakeUpWalMart.com. Even so, he failed to mention that Cynthia Murray, a Wal-Mart employee he cited in his August 8 ...

Disgraced Reuters Photographer Made Saturday's Front Page

Adnan Hajj, dismissed by Reuters for altering a photograph of war damage in Lebanon to make it look worse, made Saturday's front page with an image of a "wounded civilian" in Lebanon

Times Celebrates "Disney Touch" of Terrorist Leader

"The success or failure of any cease-fire in Lebanon will largely hinge on the opinion of one figure: Sheik Hassan Nasrallah, the secretary general of Hezbollah, who has seen his own aura and that ...