Endorsements http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/1058/all en Puzzlement Over NYT Opinion Editor's 'Petty Fib' on Times' Endorsement of McCain http://mrc.org/articles/puzzlement-over-nyt-opinion-editors-petty-fib-times-endorsement-mccain <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Times&#039; Andrew Rosenthal told James Taranto his paper had not endorsed John McCain in the Republican primary in 2008: &quot;We said he was best of BAD choices. No endorsement.&quot; So why did other newspaper and even the Times itself say it endorsed McCain? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Andrew Rosenthal may think twice before engaging in political parlay with James Taranto again. Rosenthal, the New York Times' editorial page editor, came out on the losing end of a Twitter argument with Taranto, who puts together Opinion Journal's Best of the Web, a Wall Street Journal project. Taranto summarized it in <a href="http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204777904576649993085008396.html">Monday's edition</a>.<br /><br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/puzzlement-over-nyt-opinion-editors-petty-fib-times-endorsement-mccain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch AndrewRosenthal Campaign2008 Campaign2012 Endorsements HermanCain JamesTaranto JohnMcCain liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias TimesWatch Wed, 26 Oct 2011 15:08:00 +0000 admin 597 at http://mrc.org NY Times Editorial Page Pulls Out All the Stops for Desperate Democrats (and only Democrats) http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/ny-times-editorial-page-pulls-out-all-stops-desperate-democrats-and-only-democrats <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>With Republicans aiming to take over the House and make gains in the Senate, the Times clearly thinks there is much at stake in today's elections. That's reflected in a beefed-up page of editorial endorsements this morning.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-alerts/ny-times-editorial-page-pulls-out-all-stops-desperate-democrats-and-only-democrats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BarbaraBoxer BiasAlert Campaign2010 Democrats Editorial Endorsements HarryReid liberalmediabias Tue, 02 Nov 2010 21:11:00 +0000 36884 at http://mrc.org Times Editorial Page Pulls Out All the Stops for Desperate Democrats (and only Democrats) http://mrc.org/articles/times-editorial-page-pulls-out-all-stops-desperate-democrats-and-only-democrats <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> For Election Day 2010 the Times beefs up its endorsements, going against its traditional metropolitan focus to endorse Sen. Barbara Boxer in California and Sen. Harry Reid in Nevada. The partisan tally? 23 Democrats, 2 independents, zero Republicans. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>With Republicans aiming to take over the House and make gains in the Senate, the Times clearly thinks there is much at stake in today's elections. That's reflected in a beefed-up page of editorial endorsements this morning. The paper's 2010 <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/02/opinion/02tue4.html?partner=rssnyt&amp;emc=rss">electoral endorsements</a> not only take in the usual metropolitan areas of New York State and Connecticut (skipping New Jersey this year), but around the nation, making endorsements in eight Senate seats, nine House seats, and eight governors' offices. </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/times-editorial-page-pulls-out-all-stops-desperate-democrats-and-only-democrats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch BarbaraBoxer Campaign2010 Democrats Editorial Endorsements HarryReid liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias TimesWatch Tue, 02 Nov 2010 19:15:00 +0000 admin 7912 at http://mrc.org CNBC's 'Squawk Box': All the Media Attention Could Actually Benefit Tiger Woods http://mrc.org/articles/cnbcs-squawk-box-all-media-attention-could-actually-benefit-tiger-woods <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >There has been a lot of media focus dedicated to the alleged Tiger Woods scandal – even so much that when examined quantitatively, <a href="http://businessandmedia.org/articles/2009/20091207124337.aspx" />it overshadows more serious issues</a>.</p> <br /> <p >So what will the net result of this media scrutiny be for Tiger? CNBC's sports reporter, Darren Rovell, took at crack at answering that on the Dec. 10 broadcast of “Squawk Box.”</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/cnbcs-squawk-box-all-media-attention-could-actually-benefit-tiger-woods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Family CNBS Endorsements Marriage TigerWoods Thu, 10 Dec 2009 05:00:00 +0000 admin 28452 at http://mrc.org Endorsing "Basically Moderate" Ned Lamont for Senate http://mrc.org/articles/endorsing-basically-moderate-ned-lamont-senate <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> But just what is the anti-war, pro-abortion Lamont &quot;moderate&quot; on? The Times won&#039;t say. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">No surprises this Sunday as the <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2006/10/29/opinion/29sun2.html" target="_self">Times editorial page </a>endorses Ned Lamont for Senate in Connecticut, after first <a href="http://www.timeswatch.org/articles/2006/20060731122727.aspx " target="_self">endorsing him </a>in the Connecticut Senate primaries this summer over incumbent Sen. Joe Lieberman, now running an independent campaign. Back then the Times said that Lamont "<b style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">seems smart and moderate</b>."</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/endorsing-basically-moderate-ned-lamont-senate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch congress Connecticut Editorial Endorsements LabelingBias NedLamont NewYorkTimes NYTimes Senate TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Mon, 30 Oct 2006 18:48:00 +0000 admin 5258 at http://mrc.org