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NYT Editors 'Deeply Regret' That Readers Took Offense to Shonda Rhimes Article

NYT Editors ‘Deeply Regret’ That Readers Took Offense to Shonda Rhimes Article

by Jamilah King on September 22 2014, 2:17PM

Public editor Margaret Sullivan sheds more light on the internal reaction to Alessandra Stanley’s controversial story.

Topics: Culture

NYT Critic Defends Racist Profile of Shonda Rhimes

NYT Critic Defends Racist Profile of Shonda Rhimes

by Jamilah King on September 19 2014, 4:18PM

Alessandra Stanley, what are you thinking?

Topics: Culture

How a Latina Journalist Started the New York Times' Race Beat Play

How a Latina Journalist Started the New York Times’ Race Beat

by Jamilah King on July 9 2014, 11:39AM

Tanzina Vega is paving a new path at the country’s most influential newspaper.

Topics: Culture

New Documentary Explores Race in the Jayson Blair Scandal

New Documentary Explores Race in the Jayson Blair Scandal

by Jamilah King on November 21 2013, 8:37AM

The plagiarism of one black journalist became a story about race and diversity in the field. Here, filmmaker Samantha Grant explains why.

Topics: Media

Is the 'Pigford' Pushback a Case of Resistance Against Reparations for Black Farmers?

Is the ‘Pigford’ Pushback a Case of Resistance Against Reparations for Black Farmers?

by Brentin Mock on May 6 2013, 1:12PM

Ten scholars from major universities have risen to the defense of black farmers who were accused in a New York Times article of exploiting and defrauding a settlement made to remedy decades of discrimination in financial lending. In a letter…

Topics: Media, /NOW

Cesar Chavez's Son and 70K Others Urge The Times to Drop the I-Word

Cesar Chavez’s Son and 70K Others Urge The Times to Drop the I-Word

by Jorge Rivas on April 23 2013, 12:47PM

On Tuesday afternoon dozens of activists gathered in front of the New York Times building urging the newspaper to stop using the word “illegal” to describe undocumented immigrants.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Hey Grey Lady, 'Get With the Times' on the I-Word [VIDEO] Play

Hey Grey Lady, ‘Get With the Times’ on the I-Word [VIDEO]

by Rebekah Spicuglia on April 3 2013, 2:48PM

Catch up already, paper of record, you’re looking out of touch.

Topics: Immigration, Media, /NOW

Obama Admin. Again Promises Immigration Reform And Path To Citizenship

by on January 14 2013, 3:20PM

White House officials say the president will seek a comprehensive reform bill that includes a path to citizenship for millions of undocumented immigrants living in the country.

Topics: /NOW

Petition Calls Out NYT Art Critic for Racist and Sexist Framing

Petition Calls Out NYT Art Critic for Racist and Sexist Framing

by Jorge Rivas on November 28 2012, 4:39PM

A petition is demanding the New York Times “acknowledge and address” a Times art critic’s recent reviews that have compared women and black artists to white male artists, “only to find them lacking.”

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Petition for Trans Fire Victim: New York Times's Apology Isn't Enough

Petition for Trans Fire Victim: New York Times’s Apology Isn’t Enough

by Jorge Rivas on May 16 2012, 4:45PM

In response to criticism from the LGBT community and allies over its coverage of a fire that killed a transgender woman this weekend, the New York Times released a statement that reveals a lack of understanding of how serious this problem is.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Transgender Woman Dies in Fire, So Of Course the News Is About Wild Sex

Transgender Woman Dies in Fire, So Of Course the News Is About Wild Sex

by Jorge Rivas on May 14 2012, 4:00PM

Would the New York Times ever describe a woman who is not transgender, who had died in a fire, as “curvaceous”?

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

New York Times Offers Apology for Playing Games With People's Lives

New York Times Offers Apology for Playing Games With People’s Lives

by Mónica Novoa on February 21 2012, 9:55AM

But we need to do more to hold media accountable for its depictions of immigrants.

Topics: Drop the I-Word

Is the New York Times Playing Games With People's Lives?

Is the New York Times Playing Games With People’s Lives?

by Mónica Novoa on February 17 2012, 9:52AM

The New York Times uses the i-word as the answer to a crossword clue. Help us reach out to demand a retraction.

Topics: Drop the I-Word

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