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Excellent critique of bias in New York Times abortion coverage

By Phil Lawler (bio - articles - email) | Jun 19, 2013

The New York Times provided front-page coverage for the vote in the US House of Representatives on a bid to ban late-term abortions. Unfortunately it wasn’t news coverage. It was a thinly disguised editorial, argues Joe Carter in a devastating critique on the Patheos site.

The vote was “partisan,” the Times headline reported accurately. The Times coverage matched.

Phil Lawler has been a Catholic journalist for more than 30 years. He has edited several Catholic magazines and written eight books. Founder of Catholic World News, he is the news director and lead analyst at See full bio.

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