On the 11th anniversary of 9-11, there was not a single mention of the attacks on the front page of the New York Times.
In fact, there were just two local news stories related to the attacks
in the entire Tuesday edition, one on delays in opening the site museum,
the other on how some towns in New Jersey were scaling back annual
memorial ceremonies. (The paper did put another threat to New York City
on the front page: "New York Is Lagging as Seas And Risks, Rise, Critics
The only other 9-11 coverage, as Mark Finkelstein noted on Newsbusters this morning, was "The Deafness Before the Storm," an op-ed by Kurt Eichenwald, a former Times
reporter with a book out on the aftermath of the attacks ("500 Days"),
blaming former President George W. Bush for ignoring warnings that Osama
bin Laden was readying an attack on the United States.
CNBC's Joe Kernen on Monday called New York Times columnist Paul Krugman a communist.
Kernen expressed the same sentiments for economist and Huffington Post
contributor Dean Baker (video follows with transcript and commentary):