Remember the good old days of angry email exchanges between Barney Calame and Bill Keller?
Now, award-winning media critic Calame is giving credit to his boss, for deciding to continue on with the public editor position.
Back in January, that was still up for debate. Here’s what Keller Read More
The New York Times will soon decide whether it will do away with its public editor.
The two-year term of the current public editor, Byron (Barney) Calame, will conclude in May. There may, or may not, be another.
“Over the next couple of months, as Barney’s term enters the home stretch, I’ll be taking soundings Read More
Last Sunday the Times’ public editor, Byron Calame, described how a canard had made it on to the front page: a report in April that the new Airbus jumbos would carry more than 800 passengers by having them stand up, harnessed to stalls. The story was wrong, but it went round the world Read More
Sometimes the smoke of battle has to clear before vital issues can be seen. So it is with the Judith Miller affair.
Despite all the official niceties that accompanied Ms. Miller’s recent departure from The New York Times, few people doubt that she was pushed into retirement.
Perhaps there are good reasons for her ouster Read More
It looks like Judith Miller won’t be returning to the New York Times newsroom Monday morning. Last week, the Times asked Miller to cut short her leave of absence and return to the paper Monday or Tuesday in an “unspecified editing” role, a source with knowledge of the situation said.
Previously, the Times had been Read More
By Tuesday, Oct. 25, the legal team that had backed New York Times reporter Judith Miller in her battle with Special Prosecutor Patrick J. Fitzgerald began splintering, as the interests of the reporter and The Times diverged.
Floyd Abrams, the First Amendment lawyer hired by The Times to help handle Ms. Miller’s showdown with Read More