Ed Driscoll

Deconstructing The Gray Lady's Environmental 'Reporting'

At the American Enterprise’s blog, Jay Richards writes:

Now when I read anything on the environment in the New York Times, I try to keep a couple of deconstructionist qualifiers running in the back of my head: “This is what the New York Times wants me to believe about the issue” and “What are they trying to accomplish with this piece?” I know it’s cynical, but when it comes to environmental stories, I just don’t trust New York Times reporters to keep it straight.

That’s not cynical. This is cynical: “Climate Change: Get Over Objectivity, Newspapers”, industry house organ Editor & Publisher bellowed in 2007.