ElaineSciolino http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/717/all en Times Watch Quotes of Note - Who Says NYT Journalists Aren't Religious? http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-watch-quotes-note-who-says-nyt-journalists-arent-religious <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Plus, Matt Bai deals two anti-GOP race cards and comes up a joker; tornadoes as economic stimulus; Anita Hill as role model for France; and columnist David Brooks falls victim to the damp squid. </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> <strong>Who Says Times Journalists Aren't Religious?<br /><br /></strong>"In my house growing up, The Times substituted for religion. If The Times said it, it was the absolute truth." - <b>Managing editor Jill Abramson as quoted by Times media reporter Jeremy Peters upon her ascension to the executive editor slot, replacing Bill Keller, in a story posted at nytimes.com the morning of June 2. The quote disappeared later that day and did not make it into the next day's print edition.<br /><br /></b> <br /><br /><br /> <div style="FLOAT: right"></div><b>David Mamet, Far-Right Playwright</b><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-watch-quotes-note-who-says-nyt-journalists-arent-religious" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch DavidBrooks ElaineSciolino JilAbramson liberalmediabias MattBai NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias Racims TimesWatch Fri, 10 Jun 2011 16:54:00 +0000 admin 357 at http://www.mrc.org In Wake of IMF Chief's Rape Arrest, Reporter Elaine Sciolino Sees 'Anita Hill Moment' http://www.mrc.org/articles/wake-imf-chiefs-rape-arrest-reporter-elaine-sciolino-sees-anita-hill-moment <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In the This Week roundtable on ABC Sunday morning about the arrest of IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn for the alleged sexual assault of a female hotel worker, the Times&#039; Paris correspondent Elaine Sciolino endorsed it as France&#039;s &quot;Anita Hill moment.&quot; But Sciolino skipped the sexual harassment charges Paula Jones brought against then-President Bill Clinton in 1994 in an actual lawsuit, not last-minute testimony. </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/rich-noyes">Rich Noyes</a> </div> </div> </div> Yet another case study in how the liberal media never stop pushing their own interpretation of events: In a May 22 This Week roundtable on ABC about the arrest of IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn for the alleged sexual assault of a female hotel worker in New York, two journalists, including the New York Times' Paris correspondent Elaine Sciolino, endorsed it as France's "Anita Hill moment," referring to the last-minute claims raised against conservative Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas nearly 20 years ago.<br /><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/wake-imf-chiefs-rape-arrest-reporter-elaine-sciolino-sees-anita-hill-moment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch AnitaHill BiasByOmission DominiqueStrauss-Kahn ElaineSciolino France liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias SexualHarassment TimesWatch Mon, 23 May 2011 20:52:00 +0000 admin 321 at http://www.mrc.org In Wake of IMF Chief's Rape Arrest, Journalists Tout France's 'Anita Hill Moment' http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/wake-imf-chiefs-rape-arrest-journalists-tout-frances-anita-hill-moment <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/rich-noyes">Rich Noyes</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/This%20Week%20With%20Christiane%20Amanpour-AnitaHillMoment-2011-05-22-0_20110523104830.jpg" /></div><p> Yet another case study in how the liberal media never stop pushing their own interpretation of events: In a May 22 <em>This Week</em> roundtable about the arrest of IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn for the alleged sexual assault of a female hotel worker, two journalists endorsed it as France's "Anita Hill moment," referring to the last-minute claims raised against conservative Supreme Court nominee Cl</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/wake-imf-chiefs-rape-arrest-journalists-tout-frances-anita-hill-moment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc AnitaHill BiasAlert ChristianeAmanpour ClarenceThomas CokieRoberts DominiqueStrauss-Kahn ElaineSciolino IMF liberalmediabias ThisWeek Mon, 23 May 2011 18:46:00 +0000 37721 at http://www.mrc.org For Second Day in Row, Times Blames Right-Leaning French President for Soccer Team's Travails http://www.mrc.org/articles/second-day-row-times-blames-right-leaning-french-president-soccer-teams-travails <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Times aims another penalty kick right at Nicolas Sarkozy: &quot;Fadela Amara, the junior minister for the racially charged suburbs who was born to Algerian parents, warned on Tuesday that the reaction to the team&#039;s loss had become racially charged....She criticized Mr. Sarkozy&#039;s handling of a debate on &#039;national identity&#039;...&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>For the second day in a row, French President Nicolas Sarkozy shared the blame for France's surprising loss in the opening round of soccer's World Cup - in a story in the Times' news section. <br /><br />Jere Longman's Wednesday front-page story <a href="/timeswatch/articles/2010/20100623011455.aspx">transmitted rants from Socialist Party opponents</a> of the right-leaning, Bush-supporting Sarkozy, accusing him of being "President Bling Bling" and promoting a national "selfishness" that seeped into the players' psyches.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/second-day-row-times-blames-right-leaning-french-president-soccer-teams-travails" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch ElaineSciolino France Gaffes liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias NicolasSarkozy Soccer StevenErlanger TimesWatch WorldCup Thu, 24 Jun 2010 17:31:00 +0000 admin 7670 at http://www.mrc.org Confirmed: Everything in France is Officially President Sarkozy's Fault http://www.mrc.org/articles/confirmed-everything-france-officially-president-sarkozys-fault <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> French socialists blame right-of-center president Nicolas Sarkozy for the team&#039;s World Cup failure, and Jere Longman appears to take them seriously: &quot;Some opposition politicians said the players&#039; behavior represented the selfishness fostered by the governance of President Nicolas Sarkozy, who had been called President Bling Bling for his flashy style.&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>Times sportswriter Jere Longman worked in some of the Times' patented (<a href="http://mrc.org/timeswatch/articles/2007/20070507021407.aspx">and puzzling</a>) bias against French President Nicolas Sarkozy in his Wednesday A1 story on the troubled French World Cup squad's ignominious departure from the tournament, "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/23/sports/soccer/23francegame.html?scp=2&amp;sq=jere+longman&amp;st=nyt">France, Its Dishonor Complete, Exits World Cup With a Loss</a>."<br /><br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/confirmed-everything-france-officially-president-sarkozys-fault" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch ElaineSciolino Gaffes JereLongman liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias NicholasSarkozy Soccer TimesWatch WorldCup Wed, 23 Jun 2010 17:14:00 +0000 admin 7666 at http://www.mrc.org Times Watch Quotes of Note 2007 - The NYT's Worst Quotes of the Year http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-watch-quotes-note-2007-nyts-worst-quotes-year <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Last year, there was a clear favorite (Publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr.&#039;s liberal rant at a college commencement address), but this year brings a split decision, with our three Times-dissecting judges choosing different quotes as their &quot;favorite&quot; from the Times in 2007. </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">Last year, there was a clear favorite for Worst Quote of the Year (Publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr.'s <b style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><a href="http://www.timeswatch.org/articles/2006/20061219090814.aspx">liberal rant</a></b> at a college commencement address). By contrast, this year brings a split decision, with our three Times-dissecting judges choosing different quotes as their "favorite" from the Times in 2007.</p><br /> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-watch-quotes-note-2007-nyts-worst-quotes-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch BillKeller EduardoPorter ElaineSciolino FrankRich NewYorkTimes NYTimes QuotesofNote TimesWatch TimesWatch.org WorstQuotesofYear Thu, 20 Dec 2007 02:17:00 +0000 admin 5912 at http://www.mrc.org Sciolino Still Holds a Grudge over France's Conservative Sarkozy http://www.mrc.org/articles/sciolino-still-holds-grudge-over-frances-conservative-sarkozy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> He&#039;s so mean: &quot;President-elect Nicolas Sarkozy, by contrast, does not believe in saying he is sorry.&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>Paris-based reporter (and <a href="http://www.timeswatch.org/articles/2007/20070507135226.aspx" target="_self">Nicolas Sarkozy-loather</a>) Elaine Sciolino still has to get used to France's conservative President-elect, judging by Friday's "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/11/world/europe/11france.html " target="_self">The Sarkozy of the Future Jousts With the Chirac of the Past</a>."</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/sciolino-still-holds-grudge-over-frances-conservative-sarkozy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Crime ElaineSciolino Elections France JacquesChirac NewYorkTimes NicolasSarkozy NYTimes TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Fri, 11 May 2007 17:17:00 +0000 admin 5579 at http://www.mrc.org Will Sarkozy's "Divisive Legislation" Lead to More Violence in France? http://www.mrc.org/articles/will-sarkozys-divisive-legislation-lead-more-violence-france <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Craig Smith blames Sarkozy for possible future thuggery: &quot;Many people fear that the violence is just a taste of what is to come if Mr. Sarkozy makes good on his campaign promises to push through divisive legislation during his first 100 days in office.&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">The Times is still adjusting badly to conservative candidate Nicolas Sarkozy's big win in the French presidential election over Socialist candidate Segolene Royal, judging by reporter Craig Smith's report from Paris on thuggish violence the day after Sarkozy's big win ("<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/08/world/europe/08protests.html" target="_self">Hundreds </a><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/08/world/europe/08protests.html">Are Arrested in Post-Election Riots Across France</a>").</p><br /> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/will-sarkozys-divisive-legislation-lead-more-violence-france" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch CraigSmith Crime ElaineSciolino Elections France NewYorkTimes NicolasSarkozy NYTimes TimesWatch TimesWatch.org violence Tue, 08 May 2007 17:02:00 +0000 admin 5570 at http://www.mrc.org "Ruthless, Us-Against-Them" Sarkozy Wins French Presidency http://www.mrc.org/articles/ruthless-us-against-them-sarkozy-wins-french-presidency <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bitter Sciolino on conservative Sarkozy&#039;s victory in France: &quot;In this election, authority apparently is deemed to be more important than compassion.&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">Paris-based reporter Elaine Sciolino continued to nurse her <a href="http://www.timeswatch.org/articles/2007/20070228131604.aspx" target="_self">long-standing grudge</a> against Nicolas Sarkozy, thetough-on-crime presidential candidate of France, in two stories, one before and one after Sarkozy routed Socialist candidate Segolene Royal to win the presidency.</p><br /> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/ruthless-us-against-them-sarkozy-wins-french-presidency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch CraigSmith ElaineSciolino Elections France LabelingBias NewYorkTimes NYTimes SegoleneRoya TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Mon, 07 May 2007 18:14:00 +0000 admin 5568 at http://www.mrc.org French Election Watch: Reporter Sciolino Still Doesn't Like Conservative Sarkozy http://www.mrc.org/articles/french-election-watch-reporter-sciolino-still-doesnt-conservative-sarkozy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &quot;Mr. Sarkozy had to avoid looking like a sexist bully; Ms. Royal had to prove herself presidential....Mr. Sarkozy, the former interior and finance minister, had to fight off the demon that has tormented him: his image as an authoritarian figure with a volatile temper.&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>Paris-based reporter Elaine Sciolino <a href="http://www.timeswatch.org/articles/2007/20070117121902.aspx " target="_self">still </a><a href="http://www.timeswatch.org/articles/2007/20070117121902.aspx ">dislikes </a>French conservative, tough-on-crime candidate Nicolas Sarkozy, judging by her <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/03/world/europe/03france.html?pagewanted="all" " target="_self">review of Wednesday night's televised debate </a>between Sarkozy and his Socialist opponent Segolene Royal for the French presidentialelection on Sunday.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/french-election-watch-reporter-sciolino-still-doesnt-conservative-sarkozy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Debate ElaineSciolino Elections France NewYorkTimes NicohlasSarkozy NYTimes SegoleneRoyal TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Thu, 03 May 2007 16:18:00 +0000 admin 5565 at http://www.mrc.org Holding a Grudge Against France's Tough-on-Crime Candidate http://www.mrc.org/articles/holding-grudge-against-frances-tough-crime-candidate <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Reporter Elaine Sciolino again calls tough-on-crime French candidate Nicolas Sarkozy &quot;a man more feared than loved.&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">Paris-based reporter Elaine Sciolino can't get enough of hating on French presidential candidate (and former tough-on-crime interior minister) Nicolas Sarkozy and a comment he made two years ago, when he described the hooligans who rioted and burned cars in a tough French suburb as "scum."</p><br /> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/holding-grudge-against-frances-tough-crime-candidate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch ElaineSciolino Elections France NewYorkTimes NicolasSarkozy NYTimes racerelations TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Thu, 12 Apr 2007 14:21:00 +0000 admin 5525 at http://www.mrc.org A Reporter's Grudge Against France's Tough-on-Crime Candidate http://www.mrc.org/articles/reporters-grudge-against-frances-tough-crime-candidate <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> France&#039;s tough-on-crime presidential candidate &quot;alienated many in ethnic districts&quot; - as well as reporter Elaine Sciolino. </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>As tough-on-crime French candidate Nicholas Sarkozy maintains his lead for the upcoming presidential elections in France, Paris correspondent Elaine Sciolino <a href="http://www.timeswatch.org/articles/2007/20070117121902.aspx " target="_self">continued her </a><a href="http://www.timeswatch.org/articles/2007/20070117121902.aspx ">attacks </a>on him Friday in "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2007/04/06/world/europe/06france.html " target="_self">French </a><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2007/04/06/world/europe/06france.html ">Presidential Candidate Skips Visit as Protesters Gather</a>." Th</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/reporters-grudge-against-frances-tough-crime-candidate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Crime ElaineSciolino Elections France LabelingBias Muslims NewYorkTimes NicholasSarkozy NYTimes TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Fri, 06 Apr 2007 16:55:00 +0000 admin 5511 at http://www.mrc.org Hostility Toward France's Tough-on-Crime Candidate http://www.mrc.org/articles/hostility-toward-frances-tough-crime-candidate <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Elaine Sciolino on a popular French candidate for president: &quot;Interior Minister Nicolas Sarkozy, the candidate of the governing center-right Union for a Popular Movement party, has yet to shed his image as the enemy of Frances underclasses.&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>Paris-based reporter Elaine Sciolino continued her strange fight against the right-of-center French Interior Minister Nicolas Sarkozy, who is running for president of France, in Wednesday's "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/28/world/europe/28france.html " target="_self">As </a><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/28/world/europe/28france.html ">Voter Registration Soars, French Presidential Candidates Woo Troubled Suburbs</a>."</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/hostility-toward-frances-tough-crime-candidate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Crime ElaineSciolino Elections France Muslims NewYorkTimes NicolasSarkozy NYTimes RaceIssues TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Wed, 28 Feb 2007 18:20:00 +0000 admin 5461 at http://www.mrc.org The "Unforgiving," "Shrill" French Minister Who Dared to Criticize Car-Burning Hoods http://www.mrc.org/articles/unforgiving-shrill-french-minister-who-dared-criticize-car-burning-hoods <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> An unfavorable look at Nicolas Sarkozy&#039;s reputation &quot;as the country&#039;s unforgiving and divisive enforcer of law and order...&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>The Times has been holding a grudge against <a href="http://www.timeswatch.org/twarticles/2005/20051108.asp " target="_self">French Interior Minister Nicolas Sarkozy </a>ever since he dared to label as "thugs" the hoodlums that burned cars in Paris suburbs in 2005.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/unforgiving-shrill-french-minister-who-dared-criticize-car-burning-hoods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch ElaineSciolino France Musli NewYorkTimes NicolasSarkozy NYTimes TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Wed, 17 Jan 2007 18:14:00 +0000 admin 5386 at http://www.mrc.org "Hezbollah's Achievements" - Killing Israeli Civilians http://www.mrc.org/articles/hezbollahs-achievements-killing-israeli-civilians <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Greg Myre talks to Palestinians who admire the terrorist group Hezbollah&#039;s killing of Israelis. But the T-word is nowhere to be found. </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">Israel-based Greg Myre's Wednesday story, "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2006/08/02/world/02gaza.html?pagewanted=all" target="_self">Palestinians in Gaza Find Heroes in Hezbollah as it Inflicts Harm on a Common Foe</a>," looks at Hezbollah from the admiring perspective of Palestinians in Gaza.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/hezbollahs-achievements-killing-israeli-civilians" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch DanBilefsky ElaineSciolino Gaza GregMyre Hamas Hezbollah NewYorkTimes NYTimes Palestinians TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Thu, 03 Aug 2006 15:10:00 +0000 admin 5078 at http://www.mrc.org