AffirmativeAction http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/2081/all en NYT Blames Conservative Victims for 'Diversity Bake Sale' Backlash, Threats on Left-Wing Campus http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/nyt-blames-conservative-victims-diversity-bake-sale-backlash-threats-left-wing-campus <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>Political dissent on campus – acceptable when it involves left-wing protesters shouting down conservative speakers, but hurtful and possibly dangerous when performed in a peaceful, parodic nature by conservatives. That's the impression left by the New York Times.<br /><br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/nyt-blames-conservative-victims-diversity-bake-sale-backlash-threats-left-wing-campus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division AffirmativeAction BiasAlert California CampusProtests DoubleStandards liberalmediabias MaliaWollan Racism Tue, 27 Sep 2011 21:22:00 +0000 38202 at http://www.mrc.org Fabricator Jayson Blair on Race and Merit http://www.mrc.org/articles/fabricator-jayson-blair-race-and-merit <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Disgraced New York Times fabricator Jayson Blair at Washington and Lee University said race wasn&#039;t a major factor in his rise and fall at the Times. This from someone whose Times-bashing memoir was titled &quot;Burning Down My Master&#039;s House.&quot; </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/tim-graham">Tim Graham</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.aim.org/on-target-blog/the-world-according-to-jayson-blair/">Daniel Glover</a> of Accuracy in Media attended the "ethics" lecture of disgraced New York Times fabricator Jayson Blair at Washington and Lee University over the weekend. Of the finds he listed, I thought these were the most interesting. First, that race wasn't much of a factor in his journalistic rise and fall:<br /><br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/fabricator-jayson-blair-race-and-merit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch AffirmativeAction JaysonBlair liberalmediabias MediaEthics NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias Plagiarism TimesWatch Tue, 10 Nov 2009 17:00:00 +0000 admin 7182 at http://www.mrc.org NYT Notes Sotomayor Called Herself "A Product of Affirmative Action" http://www.mrc.org/articles/nyt-notes-sotomayor-called-herself-product-affirmative-action <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Times keeps poking at race issues in its coverage of Judge Sonia Sotomayor. But why so many &quot;conservative&quot; labels? </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">The Times seems to be the first media outlet to start digging into the video cache Judge Sonia Sotomayor provided to the Senate Judiciary Committee in preparation for her Supreme Court confirmation hearing in July. One news bomblet: Sotomayor admitted to benefiting from affirmative action.</p><br /> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/nyt-notes-sotomayor-called-herself-product-affirmative-action" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch AffirmativeAction BarackObama CharlieSavage LabelingBias NewYorkTimes NYTimes SoniaSotomayor SupremeCourt TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Thu, 11 Jun 2009 18:53:00 +0000 admin 6887 at http://www.mrc.org