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As Top Historians Ring Alarm Bells About NYT’s 1619 Project, Defiant Public Schools Refuse To Answer Questions

As Top Historians Ring Alarm Bells About NYT’s 1619 Project, Defiant Public Schools Refuse To Answer Questions

SHELBY TALCOTT MEDIA REPORTER . “On August 19 of last year I listened in stunned silence as Nikole Hannah-Jones, a reporter for the New York Times, repeated an idea that I had vigorously argued against,” reads the first sentence of Friday’s essay by Leslie Harris, a history professor at Northwestern University. Harris is just the latest in a string […]

Historians Rip Into The New York Times After It Refuses To Address Requests For Corrections To The ‘1619 Project’

Historians Rip Into The New York Times After It Refuses To Address Requests For Corrections To The ‘1619 Project’

By Shelby Talcott | Contributor   The NYT published an editor’s response Thursday alongside a letter from five historians expressing concern over the controversial “1619 Project.” The historians requested that the NYT issue substantial corrections to the project, and the publication declined to do so. Some of the historians responded to the NYT’s refusal to issue […]

Top Historians Slam NYT ‘1619 Project’ As It Infiltrates Public School Curriculum

Top Historians Slam NYT ‘1619 Project’ As It Infiltrates Public School Curriculum

By Shelby Talcott | Contributor   Multiple historians slammed The New York Times Magazine’s “1619 Project,” which aims to “reframe” American history. The historians noted they were not consulted about the project, and each provided historical evidence combating The NYT’s claims. The project has already made its way into the public school curriculum in some areas. […]

Flashback: Here’s How The NYT Reacted To Similar Amazon Fires More Than 30 Years Ago

Flashback: Here’s How The NYT Reacted To Similar Amazon Fires More Than 30 Years Ago

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter   The Amazon rainforest is burning, but 1988 reporting from The New York Times shows this is no new phenomenon. Farmers and settlers have started fires for years to clear spaces for their crops. Celebrities bewail the burning forests with random pictures from the internet, claiming the Amazon forests […]

Don’t Let Mass Shooters and the New York Times Destroy Freedom of Speech

Don’t Let Mass Shooters and the New York Times Destroy Freedom of Speech

  by Thomas L. Knapp “Online communities like 4chan and 8chan have become hotbeds of white nationalist activity,” wrote the editors of the New York Times on August 4 in the wake of a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas. Then: “Law enforcement currently offers few answers as to how to contain these communities.” Wait, […]

Why Gas Prices Are Spiking

Why Gas Prices Are Spiking

By Jill Cowan Gas is never cheap in California. But if you’ve filled up your tank in recent days, you may have found yourself wincing more than usual. That’s because, for the first time since July 2015, the average price for a gallon of gas in the Golden State pushed past $4, Dan McTeague, a senior petroleum analyst […]

Democrats Have Convinced A Majority Of Americans That Trump Didn’t Cut Their Taxes. They’re Wrong

Democrats Have Convinced A Majority Of Americans That Trump Didn’t Cut Their Taxes. They’re Wrong

Mary Margaret Olohan | Reporter   Fewer than one in ten American taxpayers got a tax increase this year, but a New York Times survey reveals that many Americans believe they did not get tax cuts because of Democratic misrepresentation. The New York Times conducted a survey through Survey Monkey in early April that found […]

Crazed Zealot Jeff Sessions Attempts to Enforce Law

Crazed Zealot Jeff Sessions Attempts to Enforce Law

By Ann Coulter | Political Commentator The New York Times recently published a snippy attack on Attorney General Jeff Sessions, portraying him as a single-minded zealot pursuing crackpot ideas that were putting the Trump administration “on track to lose in court and prompting high-level departures.” The Times’ sources were “current and former career department lawyers.” […]

Commentary | Who is the New York Times’ Anonymous?

Commentary | Who is the New York Times’ Anonymous?

Christopher C. Hull | Contributor Personnel is policy. President Trump has just learned this lesson yet again — the hard way.   In a New York Times op-ed, an anonymous senior Trump administration figure has outed him or herself as a Trump opponent.   For those of us watching the White House’s hiring process, this is painfully […]

A Divisive Housing Bill Is Defeated in Sacramento

A Divisive Housing Bill Is Defeated in Sacramento

By ADAM NAGOURNEY and JENNIFER MEDINA APRIL 18, 2018 A housing proposal that is dividing neighborhoods and political leaders — state legislation that would override local zoning laws to build dense housing projects near transit lines — has become a top issue in the race for governor. The bill, sponsored by Senator Scott Wiener, was defeated Tuesday by […]

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