HATER ON THE EDITORIAL BOARD

Blatant Racism and Vile Writing

By Harry M. Covert

ot for a second has fear reached this aerie that the free press is threatened by muzzling from the infernal guv’ment. It’s a mighty good subject but nonsensical.

If anything, destruction of a freewheeling printed newspaper isn’t going to result from outside sources. Death of the broadsheets and tabloids will come from within, not from the advertising and circulation departments, but from the news-editorial desks.

A case in point arose recently at The New York Times, the nation’s newspaper of record whether we like it or not. Most major cities and towns have their own dailies and weeklies where official history is maintained.… Read More