Friday, January 17, 2003

Right-wing bias at the New York Times? Al Giordano has posted a fascinating inside look at the Times' coverage of the crisis in Venezuela. The article, on Giordano's website, reports that Caracas correspondent Francisco Toro has resigned because of his ties to the oligarchs who are attempting to overthrow Venezuela's democratically elected president, Hugo Chávez. And though the Times certainly was right to accept Toro's resignation, Giordano recounts a long list of incidents in which the Times has casts its editorial lot with the right-wing opposition.

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