BiasByOmission

Times Leaves a Lot Out of Columbia Professor's Bar Fight

In a story about a black professor allegedly hitting a white colleague in a bar while discussing "white privilege," the Times manages to leave out both the black-white issue and the "white ...

"White Coat" Syndrome Hits the Times

The Times plays up "White Coats in Rose Garden," a photo-op of doctors shipped in to support Obama's health care overhaul, but reporter Sheryl Gay Stolberg managed to miss the embarrassing image ...

Times Devotes Three Whole Paragraphs to Dems Free Speech Suppression

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell called out the Obama administration for using a federal agency to squelch mailings by health insurance company Humana warning customers of cuts to the ...

Times Leaves Out Dems Speech Suppression, but Touts Lefty Actor's Parody Ad

The Times' health care priorities revealed: A parody ad by liberal comedian Will Ferrell and left-wing MoveOn.org is considered newsworthy; suppression of free speech by the Obama administration ...

"Racially Tinged Attacks" Against Obama at Huge Washington Rally?

Pity our poor president. Jeff Zeleny and Jim Rutenberg began their front-page story: "President Obama has long suggested that he would like to move beyond race. The question now is whether the ...

Editor Admits Paper's Van Jones Coverage "A Beat Behind"

In an online Q&A, Managing Editor Jill Abramson admits the paper's coverage of the Van Jones controversy was "a beat behind," puts the blame on Labor Day, not pro-Obama bias. It's not the first ...

Hailing Kennedy As Defender of Senate Ideals, While Ignoring Bork Smear

Sheryl Gay Stolberg frets about a "coarser, more partisan" Senate while paying tribute to Kennedy, ignoring how Kennedy himself contributed to the coarseness with his demagogic attack on Supreme ...

Kristof Omits Left-Wing Affiliation of Insurance Company Insider

Columnist Nicholas Kristof left off the fact that his health-care hero turned universal-care advocate, former health insurance executive Wendell Potter, is working for the avowedly left-wing ...

Dan Barry Defends Not Telling Readers His Homeless Hero Is a Convicted Sex Offender

A hobo story takes a sour turn as the leader of a tent city of the homeless in Rhode Island turned out to be a twice-convicted sex offender. Dan Barry explains why he left that information out of ...

Fox News Picks Up on NYT's Bias by Omission on Muslim Bomb Plot

Fox News Channel host Jon Scott on a foiled plot to bomb two synagogues in New York City: "Why did the New York Times decide to shy away from mentioning the suspect's extreme Muslim beliefs?"
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