BiasByOmission

Times Again Leaves Out Communism in Coverage of Khmer Rouge Atrocities

Seth Mydans' reports from Cambodia on the verdict in the trial of a Khmer Rouge jailer, but fails to explain or even mention the ideology that motivated the Communist group to kill almost two ...

Once Again, 'Many Peaceful' = 'Some Violent' When It Comes to Leftist Protesters

Shops are vandalized and police cars torched in Toronto, but reporter Ian Austen defends the overall peacefulness of the left-wing mob over the headline "Police in Toronto Criticized for Treatment ...

NYT Movie Critic: Dictator Hugo Chavez a 'Good-Hearted Man of the People'

New York Times movie critic Stephen Holden on Oliver Stone's new documentary on left-wing leaders in Latin America, including dictator Hugo Chavez of Venezuela: "Mr. Chávez comes across as a ...

Times Fronts Dubious Hope for Democrats in 2010

The Times commissions a report from Moody's Analytics, whose chief economist supports Obama's "stimulus" package and who advises congressional Democrats, to reveal slender hope that Election 2010 ...

NYT Movie Critic: Dictator Hugo Chavez a 'Good-Hearted Man of the People'

Critic Stephen Holden on Oliver Stone's new documentary on left-wing leaders in Latin America, including dictator Hugo Chavez of Venezuela: "Mr. Chávez comes across as a rough-hewn but ...

Times Celebrates D.C.'s 'Venerated Politics and Prose Bookstore,' Ignores Snubs of Conservatives

Yeganeh June Torbati provided a roll call of D.C. liberal pundits in love with the Politics & Prose bookstore, but never notes the store's deep-blue-hue and previous snubbing of conservative authors.

NY Times Leaves Mao's Atrocities Out of Obituary for Physicist Turned Maoist Joan Hinton

The Washington Post headline: "Joan Hinton, worked on Manhattan Project and became devoted Mao follower, dies at 88." The New York Times headline: "Joan Hinton, 88, Physicist Who Chose China Over ...

The Times Left Mao's Atrocities Out of Obituary for Physicist Turned Maoist Joan Hinton

The Washington Post headline: "Joan Hinton, worked on Manhattan Project and became devoted Mao follower, dies at 88." The New York Times headline: "Joan Hinton, 88, Physicist Who Chose China Over ...

'Senegal Urged to Rein In Religious Schools' - But What Religion Are We Talking About?

Adam Nossiter manages to write a story about children in Islamic religious schools in Senegal forced to beg in the streets without describing the religion in question: Islam.

Reid's Liberal Amnesty Promise Makes It to Print - But His Reversal Only Makes It Online

Julia Preston's celebration of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's promise to push for amnesty for illegals "this year" made Sunday's print edition. Yet Reid's reversal three days later was ...
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