Tag: New York Times
Robert Reich: Romney the Detail Man?October 2012
Why it’s decidedly ironic that the New York Times ran a story about Romney being a man of details.
Never EnoughApril 2012
The great eater, writer, and humorist Calvin Trillin remembers when journalism wasn’t so respectable.
New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman’s metaphorical pile-ups, hollow analyses, and factual inaccuracies have garnered him three Pulitzer Prizes, and frighteningly unchecked power.
Rachel Louise Ensign: South of the Border Goes Into the FireJune 2010
In last Friday’s New York Times, Steven Holden’s review of the new film South of the Border was accompanied by a piece alleging that the film is full of “mistakes, misstatements and missing details.” Filmmakers Oliver Stone, Tariq Ali, and Mark Weisbrot issued a biting rebuttal.
Nicholas Kristof: The Crisis of Our TimesJune 2005
“What I learned from him was that you could perhaps better tell the story of a place by writing of a tiny village as a sort of prism into the bigger issues the culture was facing.”