Tuesday, May 5, 2015 Iyyar 16, 5775

Puff piece on mosque that inspired murder further tarnishes the 'Times'
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In 1932, one of the most prestigious honors in journalism, the Pulitzer Prize, was awarded to Walter Duranty, a New York Times reporter who was then serving as foreign correspondent in the Soviet Union. Though many other Pulitzers -- both deserved and undeserved -- have been handed out over the years, Duranty's is remembered more than most. In the online...
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Yehudit Barsky
One of the parking signs in New York City used to blare, "Don't Even THINK of Parking Here." Another one declared, "No Parking. No Standing. No Stopping. No Kidding." Parking has always been tough in New York, but airline travel has grown increasingly more difficult for everyone since Sept. 11, 2001. If going through airport security hasn't been difficult enough,...
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Douglas Bloomfield
Could Israel's love affair with President George W. Bush be on the rocks? Supporters of hard-line Israeli policies have long praised the president as one of Israel's best friends ever in the Oval Office. When asked what that means, they'll most often say it's "because he leaves us alone." They have their own "Three No's": no pressure, no American peace...
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Media Clippings
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I try diligently to keep up with business news, doing it out of a weird sense of duty, because it has significance, because the economic health of any region -- to say nothing of the country as a whole -- has a deep impact on everyday American lives. Some of the time, I get a glimmer of insight I didn't...
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Media Watch
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John R. Cohn, M.D.
The term "Palestinian narrative" is used to describe the Palestinian's version of events surrounding the creation of Israel and the subsequent decades of conflict. A search of the popular Web site dictionary.com produces this definition of narrative: "a story or account of events, experiences, or the like, whether true or fictitious." Consider some recent stories and columns that appeared in...
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