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Think Again: The Mistaken Bias of the New York Times's Public Editor

Eric Alterman | Posted 11.07.2012 | Media
Eric Alterman

Arthur Brisbane left his job as the public editor of the New York Times this past week, deciding before leaving to double the degree of damage he has done to that institution -- and to the newspaper business itself, of which the Times is the unchallenged leader.

NYT Editor Calls Newspaper Out For Bias

Posted 08.26.2012 | Media

Arthur Brisbane accused the New York Times of having a liberal bias in his last column as the New York Times public editor — a piece that got a rebu...

Credit the Times -- and the Jewish Week

Len Levitt | Posted 08.25.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

After 23 years of subservience to the borough's powerful ultra-Orthodox Jewish community, Brooklyn District Attorney Joe Hynes announced the indictment of four men for attempting to silence an alleged victim of sexual abuse.

NYT Public Editor Out

The Washington Post | Hide This | Posted 07.21.2012 | Media

New York Times Public Editor Arthur Brisbane will leave his position on Sept. 1 of this year, completing a two-year term as in-house watchdog for the ...

WATCH: NYT Ombud Stands By Controversial Column

Katherine Fung | Posted 01.23.2012 | Media

New York Times' public editor Arthur Brisbane appeared on "Reliable Sources" to defend his controversial column asking whether the paper "should be a ...

Bonfire of the Ombudsmen

Dan Kennedy | Posted 03.19.2012 | Media
Dan Kennedy

January has not been a good month for media ombudsmen, as the in-house press analysts at our two leading newspapers have both come under attack for writing lazy, ill-considered commentaries that seemed to confirm the views of their most strident critics.

The News About the Truth, and the Truth About the News

Dave Saldana | Posted 03.18.2012 | Media
Dave Saldana

Let January 12, 2012, be marked as the date when the New York Times confessed, in an oblique but nonetheless conclusive way, that it theretofore had not been terribly concerned with discerning and reporting the truth.

The Failure of Our "Free" Press

William Astore | Posted 03.14.2012 | Media
William Astore

The ideal of freedom of the press, so crucial to democracy, is upheld only when its practitioners willingly challenge the so-called "facts" of the powerful. Give us a watchdog press willing to bite the hand that feeds it, not a lapdog that snaps up all the little treats fed to it by its masters.

NYT Tech Correspondent No Longer Allowed To Offer Paid PR Advice

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 09.06.2011 | Media

In response to the revelation last month that Ragan Communications was selling tickets to a "video rebroadcast" of David Pogue's advice for how PR pro...