04/11/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

New York Times Defends Not Covering Chas Freeman Story

For nearly three weeks, the nomination of Chas Freeman as chairman of the National Intelligence Council has been a hot-button issue among bloggers.

That's included those holding strong foreign policy positions--especially relating to Israel and China--as well as others reporting on the controversy surrounding the nomination.

But one outlet that didn't weigh in until last night was the New York Times.

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