New York Times Issues an Apology to it’s Readers for Biased Reporting

Truthfeed has a bombshell,
picked up from the NY Post:

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If the story of a letter to subscribers from New York Times publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr, including a mea culpa that the paper failed to appreciate Donald Trump’s appeal, is indeed true, it will be an extraordinary admission.

The Times style is more to cover their fuckups by claiming that in all the world only the NYT marches in step.

But the promise of change by the NYT is worthless, and Truthfeed is naive to believe in it.

The NYT simply doesn’t have enough reporters and other writers who remember unbiased reporting to go back. The NYT has been a post-modern, post-normal, post-truth journal for too long to recover.

If, furthermore, the stories of financial strain are true, the NYT can forget about saving itself as a newspaper; it can only save itself as an opinion journal or an entertainment rag.

Perhaps Rupert Murdoch wants to buy the NYT as well, just to have it, though I can’t see any solid business reason for wasting his money.

This is what you get for betraying journalistic principles for so long.

andre_jute_singaporeAndre Jute is the author of AN ELECTION OF PATRIOTS, a novel which explains who sold out highminded media discussion of policy to television soundbitery, smears,  and bias, and IT’S THE ECONOMY STUPID, a Rhodes Scholar Education in One Hour, among many other books. He  has written for papers around the world, most recently for the Irish Examiner.

These are America’s leaders? Her enemies are rejoicing.

American elites perpetrated the democratic crime of foisting two unsavoury characters — Clinton and Trump — on the electorate.
They did it because they were watching their navels rather than attending to policy.
Below is all the evidence required of their selfishness in their personal navel-identity politics, in each case intended to grab more of the good things in life for themselves:
Photo from Jessica Vandever
An incisive visual joke from Jessica Vandever. Drew Boyd drew my attention to it.
time-life_conspiracy_cover_72dpi_800hAmong Andre Jute‘s sixty or so books is The Time-Life Conspiracy, which explains who committed the earlier electoral crime of giving over the politics of ideas to the soundbite universe of television, which at that time didn’t want it. You’ll be surprised at who did it.
*File under “Humor & other BS”