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Times' handling of Kavanaugh story draws widespread criticism

9 monthes ago   |   By Politico

The New York Times' bungled handling of revelations from a book on Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh managed to draw fire from both conservatives who long defended the Supreme Court justice and feminists who fought against his confirmation, both of whom expressed consternation over the paper's decisions. The Times revealed a fresh allegation of sexual misconduct by Kavanaugh while a student at Yale University in a Sunday Review piece by reporters Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly, who are co-authors of the new book, rather than through a traditional news story. In addition, the authors...
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