New York Times Debate
“Is the New York Times Good for Democracy?” was a program held at St. Francis College in Brooklyn Heights, New York, co-sponsored by the Manhattan Institute.
In his book Gray Lady Down: What the Decline and Fall of the New York Times Means for America, William McGowan argues that The New York Times has adopted a liberal ideological agenda under the tenure of current publisher Arthur Sulzberger, Jr. By doing so, he contends, the newspaper has tarnished its reputation as a trusted news source and needs to reform to remain relevant. William McGowan presented his arguments in a debate with Michael Tomasky, American editor-at-large for the Guardian. Fred Siegel moderated.
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William McGowan Senior Fellow (Former) Manhattan Institute for Policy Research
Fred Siegel Visiting Professor St. Francis College (Brooklyn Heights, NY)->Economics Department
Michael Tomasky Editor Democracy: A Journal of Ideas
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