July 29, 2003

MAUREEN DOWD IS TAKING HEAT from a newspaper that used to run her column but has stopped because of falsified quotes. There’s an interesting exchange of emails between the editor and the NYT’s Gail Collins. Excerpt:

But make no mistake: I am not among the right-wingers hoping to see Maureen eat a little crow. (Though they’re having a field day with this issue as long as she and the Times allow it to moulder.)

I am a NY Times Wire Service subscriber concerned with the credibility of your venerable organization. And mine.

Read the whole thing.