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Do you remember the days when the New York Times was considered to be a respectable newspaper? I found this surprising statement about the executive editor:
Long-time executive editor Abe Rosenthal was famous for his public dedication to impartial and unbiased journalism, combined with the understanding that journalists generally tended to lean leftward in their personal views. Later NYT executive editor Joseph Lelyveld said of Rosenthal, ‘Abe would always say, with some justice, that you have to keep your hand on the tiller and steer to the right or it’ll drift off to the left.’
I was even more surprised to learn about this assessment of the NYT by William F. Buckley: