NYT Public Editor Sides With Geraldo Rivera In The (No) Nudge Case

By Brian 

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NYT public editor Byron Calame sides with Geraldo Rivera in his battle with Alessandra Stanley:

“One of the real tests of journalistic integrity is being fair to someone who might be best described by a four-letter word. The New York Times flunked such a test in rejecting a demand by Geraldo Rivera of Fox News for correction of a sentence about him in a column by the paper’s chief television critic.”

Calame watched the videotape “at least a dozen times, including one time frame by frame,” even though Stanley declined his invitation to watch the tape with him. His viewings “simply doesn’t show me any nudge of any Air Force rescuer by Mr. Rivera.” More…

> I’m wondering: Why won’t Alessandra Stanley address this issue? Why is she being SO quiet?

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