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Old 04-28-2012, 05:56 PM   #18
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Originally Posted by Phogg View Post
The NYT has always relied upon inspiring a sense of elitism in its readers rather than putting out a good product.
The brief OP opinion piece is not part of the product they sell, at least not the printed one.

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Originally Posted by fjtorres View Post
Tells us where the NYT stands these days, huh?
(Those *are* the same guys who think Jennifer Lawrence is too fat to play an athletic backwoods huntress.)
I read the New York Times Latest News Blog at least twice a day -- essentially all the front page stories, and a smattering of the rest, and I never heard of Jennifer Lawrence. Without googling, am I right to guess that there was an entertainment review you didn't agree with? And you think this was a group effort? And the group represents some official view of the newspaper?

It seems to me that attacking one of maybe two US papers that does a decent job of original foreign news reporting, on the basis of a few scattered opinion articles, is as preposterous as, oh, attacking adults who read YA fiction because you don't like Harry Potter.
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