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NYT's Weisman Emphasizes Harsh GOP Partisanship Over Actual Obama Scandal Details on Benghazi, IRS
5/14/2013 10:22 AM ET
Times reporter Jonathan Weisman keeps his journalistic priorities in order -- harsh Republican partisanship over the substance of their actual accusations: "President Obama, facing re-energized ...
IRS Apologizes for Politically Motivated Tea Party Scrutiny Once Applauded By NY Times Editorial Page
5/13/2013 10:02 AM ET
The Times deemphasized the IRS scandal to focus on how the GOP would try to use it for political advantage: "...Republicans fanned out on the political talk shows on Sunday to express outrage ...
NY Times' Weisman Hails Wisdom of Harry Reid's 'Shallow' Attack on Republican Debt Bill
5/10/2013 9:39 AM ET
And Reid should know. Reporter Jonathan Weisman approvingly quotes the ultra-partisan Democratic Senate leader's reaction to a Republican bill that would pay U.S. creditors before funding the ...
NYT Front-Page 'News': Federal Aid Recipients Replacing 'Prayers of Hope With Efforts to Cope'
5/6/2013 12:04 PM ET
New York Times reporter Jonathan Weisman tries his hand at rhyme to build sympathy for sequestration victms in a front-page story. "....many recipients of federal money have replaced prayers of ...
How Did a Story on an Online Sales Tax Bill Get Lead NY Times Slot? By Splitting the GOP
4/30/2013 11:42 AM ET
The New York Times and reporter Jonathan Weisman use an arcane tax debate for a lead story on a split in the Republican Party: "Legislation that would force Internet retailers to collect sales ...
Bitter NYT Laments 'Gift to Travelers,' 'People With Money' as GOP Stops Politically Motivated Flight Delays
4/29/2013 2:18 PM ET
Times reporter Jonathan Weisman is bitter over a Republican sequester victory that will end flight delays caused by FAA furloughs: "The action also brought charges that lawmakers known for ...
NY Times: Cantor Changing 'Uncompromising Conservatism to Something Kinder and Gentler'
4/25/2013 11:12 AM ET
This is a news story? Times reporter Jonathan Weisman: "Representative Eric Cantor of Virginia, the House majority leader, has been trying for months to remake the image of the Republican ...
NY Times, Not Taking Defeat of 'Gun Safety' Well, Faults 'Gun Lobby's' 'Disputed Talking Points'
4/18/2013 10:55 AM ET
The Times is not taking the defeat of gun control very well. Jonathan Weisman: "A wrenching national search for solutions to the violence that left 20 children dead in Newtown, Conn., all but ...
NYT's Lead Story Foresees 'Egg-on-the-Face Moment' for Conservatives if Gun Bill Gains Support
4/10/2013 1:35 PM ET
The Times hypes prospects for Obama's gun control: "...eking out the first 60 votes would represent momentum for the bill’s supporters in the Senate, and an egg-on-the-face moment for those ...
NY Times Calls Tiny Sequestration Cuts to 'Vital' Programs 'the Worst,' Hurtful to Economic Growth
3/21/2013 11:00 AM ET
The original online headline to a budget legislation story likely captured what reporters Jonathan Weisman and Annie Lowrey wanted to say: "Plan That Would Spare Vital Programs Is Expected to ...
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