Charlie Savage http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/21034/all en NY Times Looks on Bright Side: '72 Percent' of Released Gitmo Detainees Not Out Committing Terror http://www.mrc.org/articles/ny-times-looks-bright-side-72-percent-released-gitmo-detainees-not-out-committing-terror <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><em>New York Times</em> legal reporter Charlie Savage displayed a novel angle on terrorist recidivism in his story on recent outbreaks of violence among the terrorist suspects at&nbsp; Guantanamo Bay: "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/25/us/guantanamo-prison-revolt-driven-by-inmates-despair.html?hp&amp;pagewanted=all ">Despair Drives U.S. Detainees To Stage Revolt</a>." (Is your heart breaking yet?)<img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/Charles_Savage_1.jpg.crop_display.jpg" style="float: right;" height="194" width="259" /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/ny-times-looks-bright-side-72-percent-released-gitmo-detainees-not-out-committing-terror" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Charlie Savage Gaffes Guantanamo Bay Hunger Striker Recidivism War on Terror Thu, 25 Apr 2013 17:06:42 +0000 clay.waters 43321 at http://www.mrc.org NY Times Buries Sen. Paul's Filibuster, While Wash Post Carries Two Full News Stories http://www.mrc.org/articles/ny-times-buries-sen-pauls-filibuster-while-wash-post-carries-two-full-news-stories <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>Republican Sen. Rand Paul's filibuster on Attorney General Eric Holder's refusal to rule out drone strikes against U.S. citizens, which ended early Thursday morning, was absent from the front page of Thursday's <em>New York Times. <img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/Rand_Paul_filibuster.jpg.crop_display.jpg" style="float: right;" height="183" width="262" /></em></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/ny-times-buries-sen-pauls-filibuster-while-wash-post-carries-two-full-news-stories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Bias by Omission Charlie Savage Drones filibuster John Brennan Rand Paul Thu, 07 Mar 2013 19:11:08 +0000 clay.waters 42848 at http://www.mrc.org New York Times (Gently) Nails Obama's Hypocrisy on Targeted Killings http://www.mrc.org/articles/new-york-times-gently-nails-obamas-hypocrisy-targeted-killings <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>President Obama's media acolytes must really be disappointed – they're comparing his administration's unilateral behavior in the war on terror to that of George W. Bush. <img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/drone_strike_Yemen.jpg.crop_display.jpg" style="float: right;" height="140" width="228" /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/new-york-times-gently-nails-obamas-hypocrisy-targeted-killings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Barack Obama Charlie Savage Double Standards Drones George W. Bush Scott Shane War on Terror Wed, 06 Feb 2013 19:18:01 +0000 clay.waters 42536 at http://www.mrc.org New York Times' Massacre Coverage Permeated With Calls for Gun Control http://www.mrc.org/articles/new-york-times-massacre-coverage-permeated-calls-gun-control <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>The <em>New York Times</em> wasted no time injecting pro-gun control politics into its coverage of Friday's massacre at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut. Calls for legislation permeating the paper's weekend coverage of the tragedy.<img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/shooting_conn.jpg.crop_display.jpg" style="float: right;" height="175" width="300" /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/new-york-times-massacre-coverage-permeated-calls-gun-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Charlie Savage Eric Holder Erica Goode Fast and Furious Gun Control Mark Landler massacre Michael Cooper Newtown Peter Baker Mon, 17 Dec 2012 19:03:16 +0000 clay.waters 42052 at http://www.mrc.org Come on: Times Reporter Calls Tea Party 'Conservative,' But Noam Chomsky Is Merely a 'Dissident Thinker'? http://www.mrc.org/articles/come-times-reporter-calls-tea-party-conservative-noam-chomsky-merely-dissident-thinker <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>New York Times legal reporter Charlie Savage showed his usual labeling blindness in Friday's piece on strange political bedfellow that oppose indefinite detention: "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/18/us/politics/house-may-limit-detention-after-arrests-on-us-soil.html?ref=todayspaper">House to Consider Proposal to Bar Indefinite Detention After Arrests on U.S. Soil</a>." </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/come-times-reporter-calls-tea-party-conservative-noam-chomsky-merely-dissident-thinker" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Charlie Savage Labeling Bias Noam Chomsky Tea Party Terrorism Fri, 18 May 2012 16:10:28 +0000 clay.waters 40121 at http://www.mrc.org