DeanBaquet http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/372/all en Editor Finds Rep. Issa's Retraction Demands 'Troubling' - But Hit Piece Has Been Corrected 3 Times http://mrc.org/articles/editor-finds-rep-issas-retraction-demands-troubling-hit-piece-has-been-corrected-3-times <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Washington bureau chief Dean Baquet gets huffy with Rep. Darrell Issa for demanding a retraction of a hostile story by reporter Eric Lichtblau: &quot;I&#039;d like to say that it is troubling to see your office using the letterhead and imprimatur of a powerful congressional committee to wage personal and meritless attacks on a reporter and a news organization.&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/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The New York Times so far has issued three corrections to reporter Eric Lichtblau's<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/15/us/politics/15issa.html?pagewanted=all"> August 15 front-page hit piece</a> on conservative California Rep. Darrell Issa of California, but the paper won't consider a retraction because, as the Washingtion bureau chief says: 'The article was carefully reported, written, and edited, and we stand by the story both in its broad thrust and, except as noted, in its particular details.' <br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/editor-finds-rep-issas-retraction-demands-troubling-hit-piece-has-been-corrected-3-times" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Corrections DarrellIssa DeanBaquet EricLichtblau liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias TimesWatch Mon, 29 Aug 2011 19:11:00 +0000 admin 499 at http://mrc.org D.C. Bureau Chief: 'Unimaginable' Not to Publish WikiLeaks Secret Cables http://mrc.org/articles/dc-bureau-chief-unimaginable-not-publish-wikileaks-secret-cables <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Washington Bureau Chief Dean Baquet: &quot;Put aside the debate over what WikiLeaks provided. Isn&#039;t it unimaginable to anybody that the New York Times would have had the arrogance to have this stuff and not publish it?&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/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> As <a target="" href="/timeswatch/articles/2011/20110202032359.aspx">noted</a> here yesterday, Executive Editor Bill Keller and Washington bureau chief Dean Baquet were interviewed at the <a target="" href="http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/Scenesatthe">National Press Club Monday night</a> by Marvin Kalb for "New York Times Behind the Scenes." During a discussion of the Times publishing secret diplomatic cables obtained by the anti-American group WikiLeaks, Washington bureau chief Dean Baquet said 49 minutes into the program that it would actually have been "shocking," unimaginable, and arrog<p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/dc-bureau-chief-unimaginable-not-publish-wikileaks-secret-cables" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch DeanBaquet liberalmediabias MarvinKalb NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias TimesWatch WikiLeaks Thu, 03 Feb 2011 18:15:00 +0000 admin 125 at http://mrc.org Times Bureau Chief Sniffs at ACORN, Glenn Beck http://mrc.org/articles/times-bureau-chief-sniffs-acorn-glenn-beck <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Washington bureau chief Dean Baquet sniffs at ACORN and Glenn Beck, and suggests Obama-related scandals aren&#039;t big news: &quot;For Glenn Beck to devote 45 minutes of his show to ACORN and Van Jones says more about his news judgment than mine....He&#039;s not a newsman and that&#039;s not a news show.&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/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Examining how the right is driving Obama scandal stories ignored by mainstream media, <a href="http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0909/27186_Page2.html " target="_self">Politico's </a><a href="http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0909/27186_Page2.html ">Michael Calderone and Mike Allen </a>quoted a series of news executives, including Times Washington bureau chief Dean Baquet, who sniffed at Glenn Beck's news judgment and downplayed the significance of the ACORN and Van Jones scandals. </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/times-bureau-chief-sniffs-acorn-glenn-beck" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch ACORN DeanBaquet DoubleStandards GlennBeck NewYorkTimes NYTimes TimesWatch TimesWatch.org VanJones Wed, 16 Sep 2009 17:04:00 +0000 admin 7077 at http://mrc.org Times Corrects Headline After Formal White House Complaint http://mrc.org/articles/times-corrects-headline-after-formal-white-house-complaint <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The White House objected to the subhead &quot;White House Role Was Wider Than It Said,&quot; since it has yet to make a comment on the matter. </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">A Christmas miracle? At the insistence of the White House, the Times has actually <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/ref/pageoneplus/corrections.html" target="_self">corrected</a><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/ref/pageoneplus/corrections.html"> the subhead </a>to a front-page headline Wednesday <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/19/washington/19intel.html?pagewanted="all" " target="_self">over a story </a>by intelligence reporters Mark Mazzetti and Scott Shane. </p><br /> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/times-corrects-headline-after-formal-white-house-complaint" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch CIA Corrections DeanBaquet Gaffes Headlines MarkMazzetti NewYorkTimes NYTimes ScottShane TimesWatch TimesWatch.org WaronTerror WhiteHouse Thu, 20 Dec 2007 19:33:00 +0000 admin 5913 at http://mrc.org