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Editorial: NYT double endorsement is a cop-out

By The Pitt News Editorial Board January 22, 2020
Where The New York Times evidently see this double endorsement as a revolutionary move, it’s nothing short of a cop-out that misses the point of an endorsement entirely.
New York Times Opinions columnist Bret Stephens.

Opinion | New York Times, fire Bret Stephens

By Leah Mensch, Opinions Editor January 7, 2020
His behavior can’t be excused with an editor’s note anymore.
A professor at George Washington University compared a New York Times journalist to bedbugs on Twitter.

Editorial: Stephens’ idea of free speech is hypocritical, self-serving

By The Pitt News Editorial Board August 28, 2019
Stephens’ reaction to a joke made on Twitter at his expense makes him a hypocrite and suggests he’s willing to use his social status to silence critics.
President Donald Trump departs the White House in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, Aug. 30. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Editorial: Op-ed reveals fractured democracy

By The Pitt News Editorial Board September 6, 2018
The New York Times' anonymous op-ed reveals a rupture in our democracy by painting those surrounding the president as heroes for running the nation behind the president’s back, rather than taking the responsible measure of removing him from office.
The New York Times has received significant criticism for a profile about a neo-Nazi the paper published Saturday. (Photo via Flickr)

Editorial: Journalists shouldn’t be afraid to contextualize evil

By The Pitt News Editorial Board November 27, 2017

What was unusual in the response to a recent New York Times story wasn't its negativity so much as where the hate came from. With figures on the political right, from President Donald Trump to Joseph...

Justin Horowitz speaks at the second last SGB meeting of the semester. Kyleen Considine | Staff Photographer

SGB promises online NYT subscriptions, forms committees

By Nolan Roosa / Staff Writer April 12, 2017

After promising changes to the Student Government Board governing code all year, SGB introduced four bills last night that would create new committees and provide students with online New York Times memberships. Two...

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