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The New York Times' royal derangement syndrome

15 September 2022 10:29 pm

First it was Brexit, now it’s the Queen. That the New York Times has a near-pathological loathing for Britain is…

Get ready for Liz mania

6 September 2022 3:00 pm

Here she is, then. Liz Truss is Britain’s third woman Prime Minister and she’s already suffering from the not-so-soft bigotry…

One worldview has taken over the historical profession

29 August 2022 7:00 pm

Professor James H. Sweet is a temperate man. He seeks to avoid extremes. But he also seeks to be bold…

The New York Times' strange silence on Rushdie

17 August 2022 12:32 am

The New York Times has never been shy about sharing its opinion – especially when it comes to bashing Britain. In…

Why is The New York Times so obsessed with loathing Britain?

5 August 2022 12:05 am

They’ve done it again in the grey building on 826 Eighth Avenue, New York City, NY, USA. They – the…

Is the New York Times right to say Muslims are fleeing France?

23 February 2022 9:16 pm

Has the New York Times found a new bête noire? It was for a number of years Britain, damned for…

The New York Times takes aim at J.K. Rowling

18 February 2022 9:50 pm

It looks like the New York Times is at it again. In recent years, America’s least-reliable news source has developed a…

The poor are too busy trying to make a living to be angry about the global rich-poor divide

23 October 2021 9:00 am

New York   ‘The City of London is hiding the world’s stolen money’, screams a Bagel Times headline, as bogus…

The problem with the New York Times’ Gaza coverage

6 June 2021 6:00 pm

While war raged between Israel and Gaza, the New York Times published a powerful montage of 64 minors said to…

Revelatory and grubby: Framing Britney Spears reviewed

20 March 2021 9:00 am

The most headline-grabbing of these three pop docs was Framing Britney Spears, part of the New York Times Presents documentary…

The decline of American journalism

20 February 2021 9:00 am

The US press has lost its way

What has the New York Times got against Ayaan Hirsi Ali?

13 February 2021 8:18 am

Ayaan Hirsi Ali is not an easy person to cancel. She has survived the brutal murder of her colleague Theo…

Pleasant, cheerful and a little exhausting: Graham Norton on Virgin Radio reviewed

23 January 2021 9:00 am

In my parents’ house, the radio is always tuned to one of two stations: Magic FM and LBC. When Magic…

History shouldn’t be used against us

9 January 2021 9:00 am

Can you feel the fascism yet? You ought to by now, more than a week after Britain leaving the EU.…

Trump supporters never stood a chance

23 December 2020 3:01 am

New York There are times, living in this here dump, when I doubt if anyone’s heard of the word magnanimity.…

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French republicanism confounds American progressives

29 November 2020 12:42 am

Can an entire country sue for libel? If so, France would have a strong suit against swathes of the American…

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The New York Times has no editorial policy

4 October 2020 6:52 am

The New York Times put many lives in danger in June when it published an op-ed from Republican senator Tom…

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Why is the media downplaying the Hunter Biden story?

25 September 2020 1:25 am

Remember the Ukraine impeachment drama? No? Cockburn can hardly blame you. But believe it or not, less than nine months…

My run-in with the New York Times

5 September 2020 9:00 am

It’s never a good sign when you’re watching a scene of street terror in yet another gut-churning YouTube video and…

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My run-in with the New York Times

3 September 2020 1:20 pm

It’s never a good sign when you’re watching a scene of street terror in yet another gut-churning YouTube video and…

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Who really wants to delegitimize the election result?

22 August 2020 7:25 pm

On Thursday afternoon, prior to the final night of the Democratic convention, four New York Times opinion columnists gathered to…

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Extra, extra — read all about us!

16 July 2020 3:39 am

Instead of telling us about America, or even the world outside, American journalists now tell us about other American journalists. The…

What is the point of the New York Times?

15 July 2020 2:50 am

Earlier today, Bari Weiss resigned from the New York Times and published a devastating letter of resignation on her website…

Can Biden avoid the debates?

10 July 2020 2:16 am

In an opinion column for the New York Times, Thomas Friedman proposes that Joe Biden debate Donald Trump only if…


The poison of reparations

1 July 2020 3:27 am

Reparations are a recipe for rancor. Under the guise of settling a grievance, they intensify and often eternalize it. They…