The Russian Pathology Deepens at The NY Times

October 21, 2020

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary cannot help but love The New York Times, with increasingly diabolical ardor. Whenever the news cycle goes dry, we can turn to The Times and its documented paranoia for inspiration. The risk is repetition. The reward is the pleasure of picking and consuming...

The New York Times Confesses to Paranoia

October 20, 2020

In carrying out its mission to promote themes dear to the Democratic Party establishment, The New York Times has produced a slick video on voting technology. The document counters US President Donald Trump’s claim that the 2020 election will be rigged. The video’s title sums up its case and...

The NY Times: Liberal or Neoliberal?

September 17, 2020

Fifty years ago, The New York Times reminds us, there occurred “a seminal moment in the world of business: the publication of Milton Friedman’s essay in The New York Times Magazine entitled ‘The Social Responsibility of Business Is to Increase Its Profits.’” As a newspaper read by...

The Secrets of NYT Racism

January 02, 2020

In publishing “The Secrets of Jewish Genius,” an opinion piece by regular columnist Bret Stephens, The New York Times demonstrated its commitment to free speech, at least for its stable of elite writers. That commitment means tolerating even the expression of extreme opinions that lack any...

The NY Times’ Ruthless Assault on Russians

October 10, 2019

The New York Times should really be called “The New Cold War Times.” It has consistently focused on reporting the most intimate thoughts (i.e., prejudice and propaganda) of an intelligence community that owes its historical existence to the golden age of post-World War II Soviet communism....

NY Times Editors Reveal How They Create Stories to Avoid News

August 26, 2019

Known as “The Gray Lady,” The New York Times has a global reputation for seriousness and objectivity. That is the brand it built. Like all brands, it reassures because of its endurance, inspiring trust. But well-established trust can lead to the abuse of trust. And like most modern...

The NYT Reveals Palestinians Exist

February 07, 2019

One voice in the media realizes that Palestinians have been getting the silent treatment from the US. Demonstrating both his deep admiration and extreme impatience, Columbia University Professor Hamid Dabashi reacts on Al Jazeera to an article by Michelle Alexander, a recently hired columnist at...