Borrowing a page from the Anthony Weiner playbook, The New York Times posted and then deleted a story about Mr. Weiner, the former congressman who resigned after tweeting (then quickly deleting) inappropriate pictures. That the story was about the women who were involved in the scandal only adds to the irony.
Clicking on the link to the story, once entitled “For Women in Weiner Scandal, Indignity Lingers,” now takes readers to a page that reads “Production Note: An article was posted on this page inadvertently, before it was ready for publication.”
The Huffington Post’s editorial credibility was called into question again today when GrubStreet.com reported Marion Nestle had been listed as a co-author for an article about a proposed NYC sugar-sweetened beverage ban. “I was amazed to see it. I don’t recall writing it,” Nestle said on her blog.
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President Obama held a YouTube Q&A session today—one of the administration’s creative, tech-savvy strategies for reaching voters without holding too many of those pesky press conferences.
The public was invited to ask questions via video and text. 140,000 questions were submitted, of which a handful were actually posed to the president Read More
The Times takes a look at look at the Williamsburg housing scene, by now well-trod territory for the paper. Yet instead of cooing about the latest cut-rate condo, the Gray Lady takes a peek at an unusual band of locals, those in love with the neighborhood’s “historic character” as ground zero for vinyl-sided Read More