Category Archives: Journalistic Disasters

The Club and the Mob

From James Meek at the LRB: The immense Sunday edition of the New York Times (its biggest ever number, on 14 September 1987, had 1612 pages and weighed 12 pounds)… News International, the owner of the Sunday Times, was carrying … Continue reading

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Robert Parry

From Consortium News: It is with a heavy heart that we inform Consortiumnews readers that Editor Robert Parry has passed away. As regular readers know, Robert (or Bob, as he was known to friends and family) suffered a stroke in … Continue reading

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Davenport on Inequality

From Charles Davenport at the N&R: When Councilman Mike Barber proposed a 7.5 percent increase for the city’s police officers and firefighters several weeks ago, he encountered stiff resistance from two fellow members of the council: Sharon Hightower and Jamal … Continue reading

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The Mafia State

From Chris Hedges: Trump and his coterie of half-wits, criminals, racists and deviants play the role of the Snopes clan in William Faulkner’s novels “The Hamlet,” “The Town” and “The Mansion.” The Snopeses rose up out of the power vacuum … Continue reading

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