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Two Weeks of Shallow, Facile Moral
Equivalency in The New York Times

New York Observer, by Jerold S.Auerbach

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Posted By:Toledo, 7/23/2014 10:20:34 AM

When Adolph S. Ochs purchased The New York Times in 1896 he pledged “intelligent discussion from all shades of opinion.” He bolstered his commitment with a new motto for the newspaper, promising: “All the News That’s Fit to Print.” But Ochs was also determined that the Times would never appear to be a “Jewish newspaper.” His pledges have competed for ascendancy ever since. Arthur Hays Sulzberger, who succeeded his father-in-law as publisher in 1935, feared that Zionism would “exacerbate doubts about every Jew’s ultimate loyalty.” Editors were instructed not to refer to “the Jewish people” but to “the Jewish faith.” There

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Bevan, 7/23/2014 11:12:29 AM     (No. 9936709)

Just SOP for the Slimes

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Reply 2 - Posted by: jglas, 7/23/2014 12:11:08 PM     (No. 9936800)

And the scorpion stings the frog that carries him across the stream because that´s what a scorpion does.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: PoliticalJunky, 7/23/2014 12:40:50 PM     (No. 9936837)

I have noticed the media beginning to complain once again about "proportionality".

What kind of nonsense is this? In what other war was there ever a requirement that casualties on both side be equal?

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