The Shame of the Self-Styled Newspaper of Record NYT

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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
The Shame of the Self-Styled Newspaper of Record NYT

by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)

Since its 1851 founding, the NYT served wealth and power interests exclusively over truth-telling journalism the way it's supposed to be.

Its editors, columnists and correspondents never met a US war of aggression against a nonthreatening state they didn't wholeheartedly cheerlead.

Before her fall from grace, the Time gave feature front-page coverage to Judith Miller's Big Lies about nonexistent Iraqi WMDs.

As Washington bureau chief before sacked, her job was selling war ahead of Bush/Cheney's 2003 aggression against Iraq and its people.

Like Times misreporting before and after her time on staff, she featured propaganda over truth and full disclosure.

The late Alex Cockburn ripped her, saying:

"With Miller we sink to the level of straight press handout." 

"Lay all Judith
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