May 22, 2016 by jacklovelace
On page one of the New York Times Sunday was a story by Dan Barry about the surprising poll that found up to 80 percent of Native Americans surveyed not finding the term Redskins disrespectful.
From a journalism standpoint, the story was so badly done I had to react, and did, as you can see below with my comment included in the Times reaction section.
I’m left to wonder whether it was laziness or ideology that would lead
a New York Times reporter to write a story about attitudes found in a survey, and then not do interviews to find out what was behind those attitudes.
Here’s my comment to the Times: