n open letter to The New York Times

On the occasion of the Times' self-examination, Media Matters lends a hand critiquing its language: "Barely a week goes by in which this phrase ["tax-relief"] does not appear in the pages of The New York Times -- used not by a conservative activist or Republican politician, but by a reporter who undoubtedly repeats it without considering its political implications." And certain regular features: "But the 'White House Letter' has been a steady stream of starry-eyed palaver, each installment more sycophantic than the last." Read the whole thing for maximum effect. (Media Matters via Suburban Guerrilla)

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