JoanHinton http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/7389/all en NY Times Leaves Mao's Atrocities Out of Obituary for Physicist Turned Maoist Joan Hinton http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/ny-times-leaves-maos-atrocities-out-obituary-physicist-turned-maoist-joan-hinton <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' obituary Saturday for Manhattan Project physicist turned Maoist Joan Hinton, by William Grimes, left out her Maoist beliefs in both the headline - "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/12/science/12hinton.html?scp=1&amp;sq=%22Joan%20hinton%22&amp;st=cse">Joan Hinton, 88, Physicist Who Chose China Over Bomb</a>" - and a text box: "A Manhattan Project member whose desire for peace led her to a Chinese farm." And the obituary itself completely omitted the deadly nature of Mao Zedong's totalitarian regime.<br /><br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/ny-times-leaves-maos-atrocities-out-obituary-physicist-turned-maoist-joan-hinton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert BiasByOmission JoanHinton liberalmediabias ManhattanProject Maoism Obituary Mon, 14 Jun 2010 20:52:00 +0000 36229 at http://www.mrc.org The Times Left Mao's Atrocities Out of Obituary for Physicist Turned Maoist Joan Hinton http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-left-maos-atrocities-out-obituary-physicist-turned-maoist-joan-hinton <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Washington Post headline: &quot;Joan Hinton, worked on Manhattan Project and became devoted Mao follower, dies at 88.&quot; The New York Times headline: &quot;Joan Hinton, 88, Physicist Who Chose China Over Bomb.&quot; The contrast was even stronger in the obituaries themselves, with the Times completely omitting mention of the atrocities committed during Mao&#039;s Cultural Revolution. </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 Times' obituary Saturday for Manhattan Project physicist turned Maoist Joan Hinton by William Grimes left out her Maoist beliefs in both the headline - "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/12/science/12hinton.html?scp=1&amp;sq=%22Joan%20hinton%22&amp;st=cse">Joan Hinton, 88, Physicist Who Chose China Over Bomb</a>" - and a text box: "A Manhattan Project member whose desire for peace led her to a Chinese farm." And the obituary itself completely omitted the deadly nature of Mao Zedong's totalitarian regime:<br /><br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-left-maos-atrocities-out-obituary-physicist-turned-maoist-joan-hinton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch BiasByOmission JoanHinton liberalmediabias ManhattanProject Maoism NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias Obituary TimesWatch Mon, 14 Jun 2010 19:40:00 +0000 admin 7645 at http://www.mrc.org