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Sunday, November 13, 2011

Brinksmanship…

Filed under: General — m759 @ 5:01 PM

Where Entertainment is God (continued)

On the re-editing of a news story by The New York Times

"…in the original versions of a Times report by Jeremy W. Peters, [the new executive editor, Jill Abramson] flatly declared: 'In my house growing up, The Times substituted for religion.'" —The Daily Beast

The Times this afternoon—

http://www.log24.com/log/pix11C/111113-NYTfront.jpg

See also a follow-up from last June
to this morning's "lost in space" quote

NYT quote removal sparks web buzz

"It's obvious that an editorial decision was made to 'rectify' a quote that made the Times look foolish."

Not so, Times spokeswoman Eileen Murphy told POLITICO. “Space was clearly a consideration.”

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