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"The Newsroom Feels Embarrassed": Backfires
and Explosions at the New York Times
as a Possible Future Chief
Re-invents the Paper´s Opinion Pages

Vanity Fair, by Joe Pompeo

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Posted By:StormCnter, 2/26/2018 5:24:11 PM

I´ve lost the capacity to gauge the opprobrium—what’s irrational versus what’s a reasonable amount of Internet outrage these days,” said James Bennet, editorial-page editor of The New York Times, and someone talked about as a future contender for the Times’s top newsroom job. “Look,” he went on, “we’re recruiting different types of writers than we have traditionally, and I’ll make some mistakes. It’s just gonna happen.” It was early Thursday afternoon, February 22, and Bennet had just finished the second in a trio of internal town-hall meetings that he was hosting to quell brewing discontent over the Opinion section. The previous

FTA: I´ve lost the capacity to gauge the opprobrium...
I´m sorry, but who speaks that way?


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Texdad, 2/26/2018 5:54:46 PM     (No. 11556067)

This article lost me at "...damaging the paper´s credibility."

What credibility? That ship sailed decades ago?

The only people that consider this fish wrapping of a newspaper "credible" are the 30% of people who are "Never-Cons" and are only interested in an echo chamber circle-j%#k?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bamapreacher, 2/26/2018 5:55:05 PM     (No. 11556068)

Punch, Pinch, Plop.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: citizen, 2/26/2018 6:03:04 PM     (No. 11556072)

Article lost me at Vanity Fair. Sooner the NYT crashes, the better for America.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: joew9, 2/26/2018 7:25:34 PM     (No. 11556133)

I am certain it will get even more lefty.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: varkdriver, 2/26/2018 7:27:47 PM     (No. 11556138)

"Backfires and explosions"? Sounds like me after a double chimichanga.

Their ´opinion´ pages are a disgusting vile pile of anti-Trump and anti-American screeds. But go ahead, re-arrange those deck chairs; some of them aren´t quite straight...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Bubby, 2/26/2018 7:39:14 PM     (No. 11556151)

#1 I think that happened in 1931 when Walter Duranty reported on the Soviet Union and denied that there was widespread famine and mass starvation. The NYTs have been a big supporter of communism ever since. Despicable rag! Can’t wait until it fails.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: VietVet68, 2/26/2018 8:46:24 PM     (No. 11556224)

Wake me up when there have been some real explosions at the NY Times buildings.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 2/26/2018 10:49:45 PM     (No. 11556336)

About five paragraphs in a very sad and irritating "Wahhhh-wahhh-waaaaahhh" sound began in my head. This is the worst kind of corporate navel gazing I have ever read. I quit reading it out of self preservation.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: dvc, 2/27/2018 12:45:40 AM     (No. 11556428)

Apparently their Opinion page is insufficiently extremist left.

Who cares?

All they write is 100% propaganda, whether dressed up as news or marked opinion, all lefty propaganda, all subjects, all the time.

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