Which Way Is It?

The Times and the Washington Post don't seem to agree on the import of the leak of classified information on the war in Afghanistan.

'South Park,' Muhammad, and Double Standards

The creators of the Comedy Central cartoon South Park had their lives threatened by a Muslim group for insulting the prophet Muhammad, but two Times headlines said they were merely being warned." ...

'Senegal Urged to Rein In Religious Schools' - But What Religion Are We Talking About?

Adam Nossiter manages to write a story about children in Islamic religious schools in Senegal forced to beg in the streets without describing the religion in question: Islam.

Why Times Journalists Earn the Big Bucks

Cutting headlines revealing shining shards of meaning.

A Tale of Two Headlines

Hmmm. Evidently Obama-care is no longer a big news story at the Times. What other explanation could there be?

Times Buries Republican Optimism Under Bland Hed: 'A Tilt Away From Social Issues'

Chief political reporter Adam Nagourney saw reasons for GOP optimism at a governors' conference, but some copy editor and photo caption writers effectively buried that part of his story.

'Hunger' in America Makes a Comeback...in Times Headlines, Anyway

An Agriculture Department study showing a rise in "food insecurity" becomes a "soaring" increase in U.S. "hunger" in the hands of excitable Times headline writers.

The Times Confronts an Urban Liberal Nightmare: Cupcakes for Children

A Times headline writer has some issues with sweets: "Trying to keep obese students away from their favorite poisons."

No Bias Here: "Calif. Voters Reject Measures to Keep State Solvent"

Reporter Jennifer Steinhauer blames California voters for rejecting higher taxes and dubious spending caps: "A smattering of California voters on Tuesday soundly rejected five ballot measures ...

Downbeat Spin from the Times: World Ends, Minorities Hardest Hit

Which newspaper headline, over articles about the same report from the Pew Hispanic Center, is not like the others? The one from the Times, naturally.
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