When political leaders talk of conversion therapy, killing Jews, or hanging gays, the New York Times seems to care less about the oppressed minorities and more about the nationality of the politicians.
When J Street convinces students to reject Israel's right to exist, David Halbfinger casts the group as truth-tellers who are literally beyond reproach — not a word of skepticism or criticism of the organization can be found in the article.
Gilad Atzmon hates Jews, denies the Holocaust, and plays the saxophone. The greater concern is that his defenders, professors at prestigious universities, have faced few consequences for endorsing the extreme bigot.
A story in today’s New York Times refers to Hamas rocket fire into Israel and its imprisonment of two Israelis. But reporter David Halbfinger avoids telling readers that these are both violations of international law.
In line with the way the New York Times generally reports on Israel, the newspaper's interview of Democratic presidential candidates reveals a baked in assumption of Israeli guilt.
By credulously accepting Hamas's account and dismissing Israel's, ThinkProgress is in effect protecting the Palestinian terrorists who killed the young Gazan Sena Abu Arar and blaming Israel for the death of a child it did not kill.
For four months, the New York Times didn't tell readers Iran was preventing its correspondent, Thomas Erdbrink, from reporting. Why? And what does it mean?
The Daily, a New York Times podcast hosted by Michael Barbaro, shows how naturally the anti-Israel narrative comes to Times reporters, who exclude Israeli voices, suggest Palestinians didn’t attack Israeli civilians during the intifada, conceal the Palestinian rejection of peace offers, blame Netanyahu for building the security barrier, misstate the American position on the legality of Israel's occupation, and much, much more.
A New York Times story about Iran is also a story about a newspaper that's lost any measure of self-restraint when it comes to the small, Jewish country that dominates its attention.