Browsing Tag NY Times

A Blogosphere Welcome to the NYT’s New Jerusalem Bureau Chief

Jodi Rudoren becomes the NY Times’s new Jerusalem bureau chief in April, but her tweets are already coming under as much scrutiny as anything she wrote when she covered Howard Dean’s 2004...

February 15, 2012 23:40 By :

A Machinated, Manipulated, Maneuver Masterminded By the Israel Lobby

If this is the extent of Tom Friedman’s regret for last week’s column, I’d respect him more if he’d keep stubbornly quiet or just hop into bed with the Walt and Mearsheimer camp once...

December 21, 2011 10:22 By :

Pinkwashing Israel in the New York Times

A New York Times op-ed weighs in on Israel and “pinkwashing.”

November 23, 2011 12:32 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 10/6/2011

Commentary • NY Times columnist Nicholas Kristof says Bibi is Israel’s own worst enemy, gives Bill Clinton a shout out. This particular snippet made my antennae twitch this morning: Some of my...

October 6, 2011 21:36 By :

Kristof Pleads Guilty to Double Standards

Nicholas Kristof NY Times columnist Nicholas Kristof pleads guilty to unfairly holding Israel to a higher standard. After saying that Palestinians in the West Bank should be allowed to vote in Israeli...

October 6, 2011 11:51 By :

UNRWA Report: Intentionally Painting a Bleak Picture

The issue with the UNRWA’s latest report on Gaza uemployment  is more about its timing — the fifth anniversary of Israel’s blockade after Hamas took over the Strip. UNRWA spokesman...

June 15, 2011 10:45 By :

Gay Girl in Damascus Hoax: Pinkwashing Israel and Sock Puppetry Extraordinaire

By now, it’s all over the internet that Gay Girl in Damascus was outed. Amina Arraf — a Syrian lesbian and emerging voice for gay Arabs whose views on the Arab Spring gained prominence in...

June 14, 2011 18:18 By :

2 Reader Reps Discuss Israel Coverage, Say Nothing New

When reader representatives talk about their papers’ Mideast coverage, I pay attention. They don’t touch on the Israel file often enough because it’s one of many issues they juggle. Unfortunately,...

June 12, 2011 15:10 By :

NY Times Fails to Scrub New Editor’s “Absolute Truth”

What a sloppy way to handle an otherwise routine announcement. Jill Abramson is  replacing Bill Keller as the NY Times’ top editor. Unfortunately, someone at the paper thought Abramson’s...

June 4, 2011 22:50 By :

Abbas: Footloose With Facts

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas engages in some historical revisionism in a NY Times op-ed.

May 17, 2011 14:55 By :