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The Gray Lady

Memo to The New York Times: The Public Editor Needn't Wear a Bow Tie

Jerry Lanson | Posted 07.23.2012 | Media
Jerry Lanson

I confess. I am a man of words and thus, increasingly, a dinosaur. The New York Times' public editor, conduit to America's most influential news organization, should be more.

Gray Lady Bigotry -- The Acceptable Exception

Gary Shapiro | Posted 05.26.2012 | Politics
Gary Shapiro

In her March 18 column, New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd wrote a scathing and nasty indictment of Presidential candidate Mitt Romney based on his...

The Gray Lady Wears Islamophobia on Her Sleeve

Parvez Sharma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Parvez Sharma

I often defend The New York Times to Muslim friends elsewhere who don't trust it. Now, I am not so sure. I wonder if I am the only one to notice a recent lapse of judgment.

States' Cross-Dressing Flummoxes Times

Stanton Peele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stanton Peele

When Iowa's Supreme Court voted unanimously that a state law banning same-sex marriage was unconstitutional, Times editorial and op-ed writers were unhinged.