Readers of the print edition will never have heard of the presidential appointee so controversial the President had to dump him. Is this a milestone in the decline of the NYT?
I've been waiting for the day when a prominent pol resigns and for print MSM readers it appears to be out-of-the-blue , though everyone on the Web knows the whole story. But for WaPo' s Franke-Ruta and Kornblut, this would be that case. ... In any case, more evidence that you can't find out what's going on by reading the Times . ... Backfill: Andy Levy . ...
Update: It seems this may be just another installment of the NYT 's running feature , "You Know That Guy You've Never Heard About? Well, He's Gone." ...[ Tks to reader C.W.] ... Tom Maguire :
Folks living in the Times bubble are possibly becoming accustomed to these moments of whiplash - the Times' first coverage of the Eason Jordan resignation at CNN also came with his resignation.
It's sort of like in Spinal Tap , when the drummer spontaneously explodes. ... [ via Insta ]
People are crediting
with the scoop,
seems to credit
thanks a commenter
for the tip.] Either way, GP
did the MSM's work for it and b)
is not Glenn Beck. ...