MRC’s Brent Bozell: NY Times Has Given Up Reporting Real News

NewsBusters | 8/19/2019 | Staff
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Media Research Center President Brent Bozell on Monday concluded that the New York Times is simply giving up reporting actual news and that the paper is now controlled by a liberal mob of readers.

Appearing on Fox Business’s Varney and Co. to discuss the internal Times meeting about shifting focus from collusion to racism, Bozell declared, “So now they switch to racism to placate those readers. Call me silly, but I thought they were supposed to be reporting news. But they're not. They are doing what their left-wing readers want them to do.”

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Bozell added, “One of the staff members was quoted in this piece saying that 'Race has to be attached to everything into society, into culture, into that everything that we do. Everything is racist.'”

As reported by NewsBusters, here’s the full quote from the Times staffer at the internal meeting:

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I’m wondering to what extent you think that the fact of racism and white supremacy being sort of the foundation of this country should play into our reporting? Just because it feels to me like it should be a starting point, you know? Like, these conversations about what is racist, what isn’t racist. I just feel like racism is in everything. It should be considered in our science reporting, in our culture reporting, in our national reporting.

A transcript of the Varney and Co. Segment is below. Click "expand" to read more.

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Varney and Co.

DAVID ASMAN: President Trump also tweeting about the New York Times, recently. Here it is. Quote, “The failing New York Times in one of the most devastating portrayals of bad journalism in history got caught by a leaker that they are shifting from their phony Russia collusion narrative. The Mueller Report and his testimony were a total disaster — to a racism witch...
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