Flashback: New York Times’ Abramson Denies Paper Has Liberal Bias, it’s ‘Just Cosmopolitan’

‘I think it reflects a very cosmopolitan, inclusive outlook ... I think that the news pages are not ideological’

NYT Executive Editor Denies Liberal Bias; Paper Has 'Very Cosmopolitan, Inclusive Outlook' (NewsBusters)

Jill Abramson of the New York Times denied that her newspaper has a liberal bias during a Monday interview with Marlo Thomas of Huffington Post. Abramson asserted that the Times "reflects a very cosmopolitan, inclusive outlook, which can strike some readers as liberal," and later claimed that "the news pages are not ideological."

The executive editor zeroed in on the issue of gun control as her example of how the New York Times is supposedly balanced.

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