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New York Times Torture Debate

NY Times Describes 'Torture' More Under Obama

Michael Calderone | Posted 02.12.2013 | Media
Michael Calderone

These days, the "debate" in the media seems less about whether waterboarding is a form of torture and more about the portrayal of torture in the soon-to-be-released film Zero Dark Thirty.

Jason Linkins

NYT Public Editor Calls For New Editorial Policy Governing The Use Of The Word 'Torture' | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.16.2011 | Media

New York Times Public Editor Arthur Brisbane deserves a lot of credit this week for noting the mealy-mouthed way his own paper has treated the issue of torture over the years.