NamingNames http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/7534/all en Director Kazan's 'Naming Names' Lumped in With Anti-Semitism, Murder http://www.mrc.org/articles/director-kazans-naming-names-lumped-anti-semitism-murder <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &quot;Naming names&quot; as bad as exploiting teen daughters and anti-Semitism? Arts reporter Randy Kennedy ponders the evils of exposing Communists and defenders of Stalinist tyranny: &quot;Should we think &#039;On the Waterfront&#039; a lesser movie, or even see it in a different light, because it was directed and written by two men, Elia Kazan and Budd Schulberg, who named names before the House Un-American Activities Committee?&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 front page of the Sunday Week in Review featured arts reporter Randy Kennedy's take on revelations that civil rights photographer Ernest Withers had a double life as an FBI informant, which has caused strife and heartbreak in the liberal press, including the Times: "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/26/weekinreview/26kennedy.html?_r=1">Life, In The Way Of Art</a>."<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/director-kazans-naming-names-lumped-anti-semitism-murder" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Communism EliaKazan ErnestWithers liberalmediabias Movies NamingNames NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias RandyKennedy TimesWatch Mon, 27 Sep 2010 15:31:00 +0000 admin 7841 at http://www.mrc.org