Dean Baquet Kills the New York Times

It’s hard to imagine America’s former leading newspaper recovering from what its executive editor admitted last week.

August 19, 2019    By Scott McKay, American Spectator

The revelations from an internal town hall between New York Times executive editor Dean Baquet and key members of the paper’s staff, which leaked to Slate and were reported Thursday with an extensive transcript, prove everything we already knew — namely, that the paper was dedicating its coverage and its very credibility to the Trump-Russia narrative.

“We built our newsroom to cover one story, and we did it truly well,” Baquet told the assemblage. “Now we have to regroup, and shift resources and emphasis to take on a different story.”   More…

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