Monthly Archives: April 2011

CAN YOU SPOT THE DIFFERENCE?

These are actual quotes taken from the early morning edition and the later edition of the New York Times on June 3, 1994. They show how the Times carefully re-frames the ideological perspective it wants to convey, even between editions a few hours apart on the same day. (By the way, they had it right […]

Corporate Tax Evaders

REMEMBERING MANNING MARABLE (May 13, 1950 – April 1, 2011)

When one of New York’s leading Marxist scholars, Manning Marable, died unexpectedly last week after finally completing his long-anticipated biography of Malcolm X, the leading corporate papers — including the NY Times — couldn’t quite figure out what to make of Manning’s life. Their obituaries were pretty soulless. They know he was a very important […]