Working with the government to suppress stories,
covering up election fraud in the ruling party and ruthlessly
campaigning against the main US opposition leader, The New York Times
has sentenced itself to wither away into irrelevance. Remembered only
in history books as a relic of the Cold War, much like its sister
newspaper Pravda of the Soviet Union. The New York Times R.I.P.
A few years ago I had the pleasure of meeting Arthur Sulzberger, Jr. and Bill Keller at The New York Times
building on Manhattan. Keller was the long time editor in chief of the
newspaper and Sulzberger its proprietor. We met at what must have been
the 50th floor of the company headquarters, on 8th Avenue.