Tag Archives: New York Times

What in the World is Wrong with the Times?

World magazine notices the same New York Times article I pointed out earlier, and Joel Belz also wonders what the author had in mind: The problem is that Mr. Vinciguerra is artfully ambiguous and doesn’t quite come clean with his readers. At first blush, any of three radically different possibilities might be in play: 1. [...]

Here’s the Problem with the Times

In tomorrow’s New York Times, there’s an exposé of sorts of the dangerous high school curricula published by Bob Jones University, my alma mater. The occasion is a lawsuit against the University of California that’s been meandering into the national news over the last few weeks. The plaintiffs accuse the UC admissions officials of discriminating [...]

Mediocre Miers

A friend emailed me a copy of David Brooks’ column today, in which he spotlights some of Harriet Miers inane prose (I would read the column myself, but the New York Times won’t let me): Of all the words written about Harriet Miers, none are more disturbing than the ones she wrote herself. In the [...]

New York Times Restricts Access to Columnists

The marquee columnists for The New York Times’ Op-Ed page – including Thomas L. Friedman, Maureen Dowd and Frank Rich – generate lots of interest and discussion online. Now, the paper is hoping they’ll also generate something else: cash. Beginning Monday, the Times will begin charging $49.95 a year to people who don’t get the [...]