Front Page http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/20925/all en Public Editor Criticizes NYT for Downplaying Benghazi Massacre, Gets Explanation: 'There Were Six Better Stories' http://www.mrc.org/articles/public-editor-criticizes-nyt-downplaying-benghazi-massacre-gets-explanation-there-were-six- <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>In a surprise, <em>New York Times</em>' Public Editor Margaret Sullivan criticized her paper in a Thursday afternoon blog post for downplaying the <a href="http://publiceditor.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/10/11/why-wasnt-libya-hearing-on-page-a1-of-the-times/">congressional hearings</a> into the deadly attacks on the U.S. consulate in Libya. <img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/Margaret_Sullivan_0.jpg.crop_display.jpg" style="float: right;" height="196" width="258" /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/public-editor-criticizes-nyt-downplaying-benghazi-massacre-gets-explanation-there-were-six-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Front Page Libya Margaret Sullivan Public Editor Thu, 11 Oct 2012 20:01:53 +0000 clay.waters 41492 at http://www.mrc.org Times Hypes 'Damning Report' Against Murdoch's Media Empire: Four Front-Page Stories in Eight Days http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-hypes-damning-report-against-murdochs-media-empire-four-front-page-stories-eight-days <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>There's a clear Rupert Murdoch obsession within the headquarters of the New York Times. In anticipation of a report from the British government, the Times in the last week has gone into overdrive with front-page stories attacking the international media mogul and chief executive of News Corporation, which oversees conservative-leaning media organs and is a direct Times competitor in New York with the Wall Street Journal and New York Post. <img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/Murdoch.jpg.crop_display.jpg" style="float: right;" width="247" height="165" /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-hypes-damning-report-against-murdochs-media-empire-four-front-page-stories-eight-days" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Bill Keller Fox News Front Page Howell Raines Rupert Murdoch Wed, 02 May 2012 17:52:01 +0000 clay.waters 39966 at http://www.mrc.org