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NYT’s Nir, Focus of Protest for Nail Salon Hit Piece, Proudly Covers Odd Pro-NYT Protest

Posted on 28 February 2017

On Monday the New York Times’ Sarah Maslin Nir covered a rare bird, a pro-media rally in (where else?) Manhattan, which just happened to bestow particular affection upon her own newspaper: “Protesters Gather to Defend the News Media.” The text box: “Resisting Trump’s vilification of the press as the ‘enemy.’” Coincidentally, Mir’s shoddy reporting in 2015 on New York City nail salons was the subject of a raucous protest outside Times headquarters by the workers themselves. That particular protest somehow didn't make the Times.