Tag: New York Times

Chinese President Xi Jinping attends a summit at the Belt and Road Forum on May 15, 2017 in Beijing, China. The Belt and Road Forum focuses on the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) trade initiative. (Photo by Thomas Peter - Pool/Getty Images)

Chinese State Media Attacks New York Times for Questioning ‘One Belt, One Road’

China’s state-run Global Times is very angry with the New York Times for publishing a report critical of China’s immense “One Belt, One Road” infrastructure project, specifically the controversy surrounding China’s lease on a port in Sri Lanka. The NYT said on Tuesday that angry Sri Lankan lawmakers launched a social media campaign to discredit two local reporters who worked on the piece.

Ali Watkins

5 Must-Read Facts on New York Times Reporter Ali Watkins

The Department of Justice announced Thursday the indictment of Senate Intelligence Committee veteran James Wolfe, accused of making false statements about transmitting classified information to reporters such as then-Buzzfeed News turned New York Times reporter Ali Watkins.

Yashar Ali

Nolte – Busted: Yashar Ali Fabricates Quote to Defend False Report from ‘New York Times’

Over the holiday weekend, Yashar Ali, a writer at New York Magazine and HuffPo, claimed he had a smoking gun recording of a White House background briefing that proved President Trump lied when he refuted something reported in the New York Times. The only problem is that — in the apparent hope no one would actually listen to his “smoking gun” recording — Ali made it all up.