MichaelWinerip http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/447/all en Year Before Truth Emerged, NYT Reports Vindicated Atlanta School Leader in Cheating Scandal http://www.mrc.org/articles/year-truth-emerged-nyt-reports-vindicated-atlanta-school-leader-cheating-scandal <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Times, on top of the big stories. Lead sentence to its August 10, 2010 report vindicating the Atlanta school system: &quot;The Atlanta public school system was substantially vindicated Monday when the results of an independent investigation into cheating on standardized tests were released.&quot; Now that the truth is out on &quot;the biggest cheating scandal&quot; ever, education columnist Michael Winerip: &quot;Last summer a supposedly Blue Ribbon Commission, headed by a businessman volunteering his time, produced yet another flimsy report....&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>New York Times education columnist Michael Winerip filed a fact-filled column Monday on the dramatic unraveling of an unprecedented cheating conspiracy that pushed test scores up in Atlanta public schools, '<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/18/education/18oneducation.html?pagewanted=all">Cracking a System In Which Test Scores Were for Changing</a>.' Yet in August 2010, the Times was puzzled as to why Atlanta school superintendent Beverly Hall, who is now under suspicion, was still under fire: <strong>"Even after an independent investigation recently found that the problem was much le</strong></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/year-truth-emerged-nyt-reports-vindicated-atlanta-school-leader-cheating-scandal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Education Atlanta Cheating liberalmediabias MichaelWinerip NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias ShailaDewan TimesWatch Tue, 19 Jul 2011 15:06:00 +0000 admin 427 at http://www.mrc.org More Dreamy News Section Fawning Over the Dream Act http://www.mrc.org/articles/more-dreamy-news-section-fawning-over-dream-act <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Education columnist Michael Winerip lauds a Dream Act activist, just the latest in a long history of support for the liberal legislation, that would provide amnesty for illegal students: &quot;Isabel Castillo was counting on the Dream Act, and when the Dream Act was defeated in December, it upended her dreams.&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> Michael Winerip's long education column on the first page of Monday's National news section, "<a target="" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/21/education/21winerip.html?sq=michael%20winerip&st=cse&scp=4&pagewanted=all">Dreaming of Having An American Life in Full</a>," fawned over Isabel Castillo, an illegal immigrant living in Virginia and an activist for the Dream Act. That's the legislation, rejected by Congress last year, that would have granted amnesty to illegal immigrants who graduate high school and enroll in college.<p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/more-dreamy-news-section-fawning-over-dream-act" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch DreamAct IllegalImmigration liberalmediabias MichaelWinerip NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias TimesWatch Wed, 23 Feb 2011 16:41:00 +0000 admin 164 at http://www.mrc.org Surprise: Times Runs Cover Article in Support of R.O.T.C. http://www.mrc.org/articles/surprise-times-runs-cover-article-support-rotc <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Reporter Michael Winerip questions the reasoning behind the Ivy League&#039;s 1960s, antiwar-era ban on the military&#039;s Reserve Officers Training Corp. </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> There was a surprise on the cover of the special Education Life section of Sunday's paper: A 3,000-word story by Michael Winerip, "<a target="" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/01/education/edlife/01rotc-t.html">The Ivy Corps and the R.O.T.C. Ban</a>," that offered a supportive view of ROTC on Ivy League campuses. <br /><br />Winerip sympathetically examined the trials faced by a Harvard student enrolled in the Reserve Officers Training Corps program:<br /><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/surprise-times-runs-cover-article-support-rotc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Education IvyLeague liberalmediabias MichaelWinerip Military NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias ROTC TimesWatch Tue, 03 Nov 2009 19:01:00 +0000 admin 7170 at http://www.mrc.org Times Honors Medal of Honor Winner Michael Murphy http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-honors-medal-honor-winner-michael-murphy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Michael Winerip interviewed Murphy&#039;s parents: &quot;His parents said they never worried whether Michael the boy could take care of himself, but they did fear he was a little too altruistic for his own good. &#039;We always worried he&#039;d get killed standing up for some kid or swimming out to rescue someone,&#039; his father said.&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 style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">Since Times Watch criticized the Times for<a href="http://www.timeswatch.org/articles/2007/20071015120146.aspx " target="_self"> initially </a><a href="http://www.timeswatch.org/articles/2007/20071015120146.aspx ">ignoring </a>the story of Lt. Michael Murphy, the Navy Seal awarded a posthumous Medal of Honor by President Bush for heroism in Afghanistan, it's only fair to note that Sunday's Regional section led with a nice piece on Murphy. </p><br /> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-honors-medal-honor-winner-michael-murphy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Afghanistan GeorgeW.Bush Lt.MichaelMurphy MedalofHonor MichaelWinerip NavySeal NewYorkTimes NYTimes TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Mon, 12 Nov 2007 18:07:00 +0000 admin 5866 at http://www.mrc.org Homosexual Agenda Gets Two-fer in Sunday New York Times http://www.mrc.org/articles/homosexual-agenda-gets-two-fer-sunday-new-york-times <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/kristen-fyfe">Kristen Fyfe</a> </div> </div> </div> <p ><i style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal">The New York Times</i> continues its unabashed promotion of homosexuality even into Holy Week, with not one but two hopelessly slanted April Fool's Day “reports” on homosexual themes.   </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/homosexual-agenda-gets-two-fer-sunday-new-york-times" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Education DinahShore Homosexuality MelenaRyzik MichaelWinerip Mon, 02 Apr 2007 04:00:00 +0000 admin 27877 at http://www.mrc.org