May 27, 2017

NYT Praises Trump’s Anti-Terror Speech in Saudi Arabia.

President Trump’s anti-terrorism speech in Saudi Arabia has been praised by outlets that are typically quick to criticize him. Two New York Times opinion writers, Wajahat Ali and Mustafa Akyol, reflected on the speech in a new editorial, debating its merits, but both offering tempered praise for the president as he embarks on his first […]

UNFIT TO PRINT: TOP NEWSPAPERS RUNNING STORIES BASED ON SOURCES THEY ADMITTEDLY CAN’T VERIFY.

The common element in nearly all the major New York Times and Washington Post stories about President Donald Trump this week is that they are based on source documents the outlets cannot authenticate, do not possess, admit are partial, and refuse to share. Friday’s supposed “bombshell” stories follow the same pattern. The Times reports that Trump told the visiting Russians […]

WATCH: Netanyahu Slams ‘Fake News’ CNN, New York Times Over Hamas Charter.

The Hill reports: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu borrowed a line from President Trump on Sunday, referring to CNN, The New York Times and other outlets as “fake news.” Netanyahu was upset with reporting by the two news groups about a new political document from the Palestinian group Hamas. “Ever wonder what fake news is?” […]

New York Times Editor Won’t Use Term Female Genital Mutilation: ‘Culturally Loaded’ and Divides People.

The health and science editor at the New York Times told a reader in the newspaper’s “mailbag” feature that she decided not to use the term “female genital mutilation” because it is a “culturally loaded” term that widens the “gulf” between the West and the countries where the abuse is practiced. “I never minced words in […]

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