New York Times

The New York Times Editorial Board’s Incoherence on Italian Austerity and the Euro

June 4, 2018

William K. Black June 2, 2018     Bloomington, MN (Third in a series of articles on Italy, Austerity, and the euro) The New York Times’ editorial board published a May 29, 2018 editorial about Italy’s ongoing political and financial issues that praised austerity in Italy. The board cheered the anti-democratic appointment of “Carlo Cottarelli, a solidly…

Trump’s Monumental Betrayal: Public Antiquities Gutted for Oil Industry

March 9, 2018

Not only did Trump shrink the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments, but the president’s announcement came on the heels of one of the rarest finds of Triassic-period fossils, in an area which will now be excluded from protection

Israeli Strikes in Egypt Kept Secret for Years

February 16, 2018

Over a hundred bombings and invasions did not weaken ISIS in Sinai

The New York Times Gives Ex-Blackwater CEO Erik Prince Free Advertising

August 30, 2017

It’s ‘incredible’ that the New York Times gave former Blackwater CEO Erik Prince editorial space to suggest letting private mercenaries lead the war in Afghanistan, says Col. Lawrence Wilkerson

The Struggle for Syria

April 12, 2017
Media critic Norman Solomon says US media’s uncritical coverage of Trump’s Syria attack is typical and has its roots in ratings spikes and in economic ties to the military-industrial complex

Corporate Media Endorses Clinton to Defend Their Own Interests

February 6, 2016

Norman Solomon, co-founder of RootsAction.org, says the New York Times’ anti-Sanders Bias is rooted in its desire to maintain the status quo

James Risen and Phil Donahue on Obama’s War on Press Freedoms

August 15, 2014

Award winning journalists James Risen and Phil Donahue discuss the importance of grassroots movements in preserving the basic tenants of democracy at a time of unprecedented attacks on whistle-blowers and journalists.

Freedom of the Press in Jeopardy as Obama Goes After Times Reporter Risen

August 15, 2014

Advocates urge the Obama administration to stop its efforts to compel the New York Times’ James Risen to reveal a confidential source in his 2006 book

The European Central Bank’s War on Wages is Pushing Europe’s Economy to the Brink

April 2, 2014

Bill Black: The media has failed to report on the causes and possible solutions for Europe’s deflating economy

TRNN Debate: Is Humanitarian Intervention in Syria Justified?

March 6, 2014

David Swanson and Danny Postel debate whether the dire humanitarian situation in Syria justifies limited military intervention