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Editorial: NYT double endorsement is a cop-out

The New York Times Building in New York City.

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.

Opinion | New York Times, fire Bret Stephens

New York Times Opinions columnist Bret Stephens.

By Leah Mensch, Opinions Editor

January 7, 2020

His behavior can’t be excused with an editor’s note anymore.

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

A professor at George Washington University compared a New York Times journalist to bedbugs on Twitter.

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.

Editorial: Op-ed reveals fractured democracy

President Donald Trump departs the White House in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, Aug. 30. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

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.

Editorial: Journalists shouldn’t be afraid to contextualize evil

The New York Times has received significant criticism for a profile about a neo-Nazi the paper published Saturday. (Photo via Flickr)

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 Curl of the Washington Times, frequently deriding The New York Times as “failing” and “very,...

SGB promises online NYT subscriptions, forms committees

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

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 of the new bills will add a communications committee and the First Year Council i...

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