• NYT News Editors Reportedly Refused to Run New Kavanaugh Allegations

    27 days ago - By Mediaite

    The New York Times' news side refused to publish a story on revelations about Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in a forthcoming book by Times reporters because the reporting lacked sufficient detail, which is why the essay ended up in the paper's opinion section.
    According to new Vanity Fair story by media reporter Joe Pompeo , Times reporters Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly initially approached their paper's news editors about publishing a preview from their upcoming book, The Education of Brett Kavanaugh , but were turned down.
    “Why did the Kavanaugh excerpt end up in the Review?...
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  • CNN's Oliver Darcy Calls Out NYT's Opinion Section for Botched Kavanaugh Story: Latest in Series of ‘High-Profile Blunders'

    CNN's Oliver Darcy Calls Out NYT's Opinion Section for Botched Kavanaugh Story: Latest in Series of ‘High-Profile Blunders'

    27 days ago - By Mediaite

    CNN media reporter Oliver Darcy called out the New York Times opinion section for its botched handling of a story on new allegations about Supreme Court justice Brett Kavanaugh that included two deleted Tweets and an embarrassing clarification: “It was the latest in a series of high-profile blunders.”
    In a media analysis , Darcy linked the Kavanaugh incident to a number of previous mistakes for the paper during the tenure of editor James Bennet who was chosen to lead its opinion section three years ago. Over the past weekend, the Times publicly disavowed and deleted an Opinion section...
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