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Doing the Research the New York Times Won't Do

Alex_P Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 11:04 AM
Why does Ms. Coulter thinks it "never be permitted in any other context at the Times"? This is New York Times, the newspaper that employed "journalists" caught at _inventing_ news stories.
wiseone Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 11:16 AM
Yes. I caught that too. Rosenthal's methodology is the rule at the NYT, not the exception.

In Sunday's New York Times, Elisabeth Rosenthal claimed, as the title of her article put it, "More Guns = More Killing." She based this on evidence that would never be permitted in any other context at the Times: (1) anecdotal observations; and (2) bald assertions of an activist, blandly repeated with absolutely no independent fact-checking by the Times.

There is an academic, peer-reviewed, long-term study of the effect of various public policies on public, multiple shootings in all 50 states over a 20-year period performed by renowned economists at the University of Chicago and Yale, William Landes and John...