JohnEligon http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/1068/all en Times Unleashes 'Vitriol' at NYPD Whose Behavior 'Raises Unsettling Questions' http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-unleashes-vitriol-nypd-whose-behavior-raises-unsettling-questions <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &quot;A three-year investigation into the police&#039;s habit of fixing traffic and parking tickets in the Bronx ended in the unsealing of indictments on Friday and a stunning display of vitriol by hundreds of off-duty officers, who converged on the courthouse to applaud their accused colleagues and denounce their prosecution....The outpouring of angry officers at the courthouse....raises unsettling questions about the current mind-set of the police force.&quot; </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Turns out there's one union the New York Times is not totally enamored with: The Patrolmen's Benevolent Association, New York City's largest police union. Saturday's front page featured a hostile anti-police story by N.R. Kleinfield and John Eligon related to charges of wide-spread ticket-fixing, '<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/29/nyregion/officers-unleash-anger-at-ticket-fixing-arraignments-in-the-bronx.html?ref=johneligon&pagewanted=all">Officers Unleash Vitriol as Peers Are Charged in Ticket-Fixing</a>.'</p> <p> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-unleashes-vitriol-nypd-whose-behavior-raises-unsettling-questions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Arrests JohnEligon liberalmediabias N.RKleinfield NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias NYPD TimesWatch Mon, 31 Oct 2011 17:25:00 +0000 admin 604 at http://www.mrc.org Ignoring Al Sharpton's Threat to "Close Down" NYC http://www.mrc.org/articles/ignoring-al-sharptons-threat-close-down-nyc <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Times left out the actual news from inflammatory Al&#039;s latest protest based on the acquittal of three police detectives in the shooting death of Sean Bell. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">After Justice Arthur Cooperman acquitted three police detectives in the shooting death of Sean Bell outside a Queens nightclub, predictable threats emanated from the inflammatory Al Sharpton, a spokesman for the Bell family, in a conference from his Harlem headquarters on Saturday.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/ignoring-al-sharptons-threat-close-down-nyc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Acquittal AlSharpton JohnEligon NewYorkTimes NYPD NYTimes Protests SeanBell TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Mon, 28 Apr 2008 17:56:00 +0000 admin 6135 at http://www.mrc.org