17 septembrie 2019

The venerable New York Times plays to Trump’s script


What’s happening with The New York Times? For a paper with exceedingly high standards – the best newspaper ever, in my view – it’s making too many mistakes, some of which play right into the small hands of media demonizer Donald Trump. These are not just errors of “terminological inexactitude” to borrow a Winston Churchill expression. As the recent example of an essay about U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh published in The Times illustrates, it’s far more serious. Story continues [...]