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The Facts of Life: Democratic politics as seen by one reporter

Back in January, I published a story about cynical journalism in the New York Times, specifically naming Times reporter Jonathan Martin. In it, I wrote: Jonathan Martin’s piece is a stellar example of journalistic embroidery the sole purpose of which … Continue reading

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How to wrest the facts from a cynical news story

It was a gift. Yesterday, in the New York Times, one story, “A Major Fear for Democrats: Will the Party Come Together By November?” was a perfect example of the crying need for the book I’m finishing, How I Learned … Continue reading

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Post Paul Krugman, the NYT versus Nancy Pelosi

I did not pause for a second when writing that title above. Because yesterday, after Paul Krugman’s clear, ringing hurrah for Nancy Pelosi, the Times decided to cover her in an article written by Alexander Burns and Jonathan Martin, telling … Continue reading

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