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Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 03/12/2014

New York Post plays up President Obama, pink

Juxtaposition just too delicious for a tab.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:52 AM ET, 03/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gap, New York Post, President Obama

Posted at 05:31 PM ET, 03/07/2014

Judge assails New York Post’s ‘BAG MEN’ episode during Marathon bombings

No sympathy from the court!

By Erik Wemple  |  05:31 PM ET, 03/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  BAG MEN, Boston marathon bombings, New York Post

Posted at 07:07 PM ET, 11/19/2013

New York Post and Labor Dept. IG: What gives?

Labor Department IG is checking into a much-talked-about New York Post story.

By Erik Wemple  |  07:07 PM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Census Bureau, Department of Labor, John Crudele, New York Post

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 11/19/2013

Five questions about the New York Post’s unemployment story

Did the Census Bureau really provide faked jobs numbers?

By Erik Wemple  |  04:13 PM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Census Bureau, Department of Labor, New York Post

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 11/04/2013

New York Post: ‘Bag Men’ headline was an ‘attention-getter’

New York Post concedes one thing in defense filings: These two Massachusetts residents got more attention than they expected.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:45 PM ET, 11/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  " headline, "Bag Men, New York Post

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 08/29/2013

The Economist on Syria’s Assad: ‘Hit Him Hard’

Not a lot of caution here.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:37 AM ET, 08/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bashar al-assad, New York Post, syria, the economist

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 07/25/2013

New York Post blasts Huma Abedin on cover

The Post's cover serves notice to the spouses of disgraced politicians.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:03 AM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Anthony Weiner, Huma Abedin, New York Post

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 06/06/2013

New York Post falls back on previous statement in re: 'Bag Men' suit

Lawyer for one of "Bag Men" questions sensibilities of the New York Post in publishing story.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:49 PM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston bombings, Boston marathon, Libel, New York Post

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 06/06/2013

Suit against New York Post targets 'Bag Men' headline writer, too

"Jane Doe," that devilishly clever New York Post editorial employee, is "named" in legal action.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:51 AM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston bombings, Boston marathon bombings, New York Post

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 06/06/2013

New York Post sued for libel over 'Bag Men' story

Controversial story and accompanying photographs, says complaint, harmed two innocent people.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:35 AM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston marathon bombings, Libel, New York Post

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 04/30/2013

Father of New York Post ‘Bag Man’ seeks legal counsel

Family life upended by photograph on the front cover of the New York Post

By Erik Wemple  |  05:15 PM ET, 04/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston bombings, Boston marathon bombings, New York Post

Posted at 08:17 PM ET, 04/22/2013

Young men, please sue the New York Post

There are only so many countermeasures against the sort of treatment that the New York Post accorded to two Boston-area young men. One of them is a whopping civil suit.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:17 PM ET, 04/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston bombings, Boston marathon, col allan, New York Post, Rupert Murdoch

Posted at 07:42 AM ET, 04/19/2013

Maddow on New York Post: 'Apparently they just do not care'

Wrong reports, no apologies: That's the New York Post.

By Erik Wemple  |  07:42 AM ET, 04/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston bombings, Boston marathon bombings, New York Post

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 04/18/2013

New York Post says guys it put on cover are 'cleared'

New York Post says those guys in its cover photo are "cleared." Does that imply they were suspected of wrongdoing to begin with?

By Erik Wemple  |  03:58 PM ET, 04/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston bombings, Boston marathon, New York Post

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 04/18/2013

New York Post builds bridge between rumor and media

The New York Post publishes a photograph in which federal investigators are interested. And so what?

By Erik Wemple  |  01:48 PM ET, 04/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston bombings, Boston marathon, New York Post

Posted at 07:23 AM ET, 04/17/2013

New York Post reports three dead from Boston bombings

Is the New York Post ready to concede its death tally was off?

By Erik Wemple  |  07:23 AM ET, 04/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston bombings, Boston marathon, New York Post

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 04/16/2013

New York Post: 12 still dead in bombings that killed at least 3

There's one outlet that can shed light on the New York Post's Boston reporting, and that's the New York Post.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:00 PM ET, 04/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston bombings, Boston marathon, New York Post

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 03/12/2013

New York Post: 'POUR IT ON'

Two tabs riff on soda ban, with differing results.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:41 AM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Daily News, New York Post, soda ban

Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 12/05/2012

New York Post subway photo: What does the New York Post say?

What's the New York Post's rationale for publishing its subway-death photo? Can we please hear from the editors?

By Erik Wemple  |  03:56 PM ET, 12/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ki-Suck Han, New York Post

Posted at 04:18 PM ET, 10/11/2012

New York Post: Deceased man to manage Yankees

New York Post produces dark humor via headline.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:18 PM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  new york post, joe girardi, jerry girardi, yankees

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 06/12/2012

New York train conductor reads paper on job

Showcasing the value of print, on the train

By Erik Wemple  |  12:48 PM ET, 06/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jack shafer, reuters, goodwill assets, new york post, metro-north, john bingham

Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 05/14/2012

How not to retract a falsehood

News outlets attempt to cover their tracks on dentist story.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:56 PM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  msnbc, polish dentist, hoax, daily mail, msnbc, huffington post, new york daily news, new york post, msn, yahoo, fox news

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 05/09/2012

Daily Mail cannot figure out origins of dentist story

Where did the Daily Mail get its Polish dentist story from?

By Erik Wemple  |  12:09 PM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  daily mail, polish dentist, erin tennant, msnbc, huffington post, los angeles times, new york daily news, new york post, yahoo news, san francisco chronicle

Posted at 02:17 PM ET, 04/23/2012

Fox News, Steve Doocy and the ‘silver spoon’ smirk

Time for an explanation of dressed up quote on Fox News.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:17 PM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  steve doocy, fox news, talking points memo, mitt romney, washington post, new york post, republicans, president obama, silver spoon, unlike some people

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 04/06/2012

Report: ‘Seasoned’ NBC staffer misfired in Zimmerman case

Reuters investigates NBC’s investigation.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:17 AM ET, 04/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  trayvon martin, nbc, george zimmerman, today, new york post, reuters

Posted at 07:55 PM ET, 02/17/2012

Chelsea Clinton will stay on at NBC

At NBC

By Erik Wemple  |  07:55 PM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  chelsea clinton, new york post, nbc, contract

Posted at 08:53 AM ET, 02/16/2012

Media news derivatives: Feb. 16

For Feb. 16

By Erik Wemple  |  08:53 AM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  new york post, stephen breyer, david carr, new york times, atlantic media, caribbean

Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 02/15/2012

New York Post on Breyer: ‘Mug him again’

‘Mug him again’

By Erik Wemple  |  04:11 PM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  stephen breyer, supreme court, new york post, robbed