October 23, 2016

The New York Times has a perfect Fox Butterfield fallacy

September 3, 2016 Bookworm 0

For those unfamiliar with the term, “Fox Butterfield fallacy” is named after a New York Times rejoicing under the euphonious name “Fox Butterfield.” Butterfield wrote an article in 1994 that dealt with what to him was a mystifying conundrum: How could there be more criminals in prison if crime rates were [Read More]

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Gee, that’s a comfort …

April 14, 2010 The Watcher 0

The New York Times does an anthropological study of the Tea Party movement and observes (via a poll) They are far more pessimistic than Americans in general about the economy. More than 90 percent of Tea Party supporters think the country is headed in the wrong direction, compared with about [Read More]

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Ragging on a rag

March 16, 2010 The Watcher 0

Wolf Howling notes that while the NYT is having problems, its owner is doing quite well, thank you. Or as Power Line puts it: Greedy Executives Loot Failing Company Greedy Executives Loot Failing Company. (h/t InstaPundit)  Colossus of Rhodey notes that former editor Howell Raines is upset and translates: “I’m pissed [Read More]