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Pro-Democrat Labeling: Fewer Illegal Immigrants, More 'Undocumented' Ones in the NYTimes

A new Times policy means more use of the politically correct term "undocumented," to refer to illegal immigrants, which Times reporter Ashley Parker has admitted is the preferred term of the ...
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End of a Sorry Student Testing Saga for the New York Times and Beverly Hall

A front-page New York Times story by Michael Winerip on indictments in a student testing scandal in Atlanta involving Beverly Hall, former superintendent of that city's predominantly minority ...
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The NY Times' Mortifying Easter Error: 'Resurrection Into Heaven of Jesus, Three Days After He Was Crucified'

A Rome-based reporter for the New York Times manages to botch the meaning of Easter: "Easter is the celebration of the resurrection into heaven of Jesus, three days after he was crucified, the ...
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Say Again? New York Times Book Critic Faults Fox News for Political Slant

Pot, kettle, as New York Times book critic Michiko Kakutani faults Fox News for political bias: "[Chafets]....doesn’t ask his subject many tough questions about Fox News’s incestuous ...
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NYT's Eduardo Porter Finds Ideal 'Model' for Reducing Pollution: The Great Recession

Economics columnist Eduardo Porter saves the punch line of "A Model for Reducing Emissions" forparagraph nine, when he revealed that the "model" is economic recession: "But the main reasons are ...
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Say Again? NY Times Book Critic Faults Fox News for Political Slant

Pot, kettle, as Times book critic Michiko Kakutani faults Fox News for political bias: "[Chafets]....doesn’t ask his subject many tough questions about Fox News’s incestuous relationship with ...
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NYT's Severson: 'Some' Say ID Stripe on Illegals' Drivers Licenses Are 'Modern-Day Scarlet Letter'

Times reporter Kim Severson tees off on a North Carolina proposal on issuing drivers licenses to young illegals whose deportations have been deferred: "In a move some are calling a modern-day ...
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Sweeping Awards for Silly Commentary, NYT Finds 'Feminine Repression' in Aprons and Obama in 'Lincoln' Film

Really? Times fashion reporter Eric Lipton: "It was shocking in a way to see fashion like the dress worn by Anne Hathaway. Her last-moment choice was a pale pink dress that appeared to have ...
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Worse Than a Hurricane? New York Times Hypes Effect of Sequester on Air Travel

Times reporter Matthew Wald blows some hot air in the name of dramatizing imminent federal budget cuts: "Airlines and airports across the country are preparing for across-the-board federal ...
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Uh-Oh: Bill Keller Mocks Permit-Map Burglary Concerns of Gun Owners, Day After Report of Related Burglary

Former New York Times executive editor (now op-ed columnist) Bill Keller on Monday addressed the controversial publication  of a map showing the names and addresses of handgun permit ...
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