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Al Jazeera journalists sentenced to seven years in Egypt

4 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The New York Times | The Guardian | Al Jazeera An Egyptian court Monday convicted three Al Jazeera journalists of “conspiring to broadcast false news in order to destabilize Egypt,” David D. Kirkpatrick reports in The New York … Read more

Frappe Sipping Benghazi Terrorist Was Reportedly Offended By A Youtube Video

In response to It Took 645 Days to Arrest Benghazi Terrorist, 16 Days to Arrest Filmmaker: David Kirkpatrick, the reporter who wrote the widely derided "clear the decks for Hillary" piece in the New York Times, last December, resurrected the narrative that Ahmed Abu Khattalah, the captured terrorist, was motivated by the infamous Youtube video. Show More Summary

How Big Can Zuckerberg Make the Net?

Techonomy's David Kirkpatrick (l) interviews Mark Zuckerberg onstage in February at the 2014 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. (Photo copyright 2014 GSMA) By David Kirkpatrick How much difference can one company make? Mark Zuckerberg...Show More Summary

The New York Times Propaganda War on Egypt

A recent article in The New York Times exemplifies why the the paper simply cannot be trusted. Written by one David Kirkpatrick and titled "Vow of Freedom of Religion Goes Unkept in Egypt," the article disingenuously interprets general truths in an effort to validate its thesis.

The 2014 Duranty Award Winner: David M. Kirkpatrick’s ‘A Deadly Mix in Benghazi’

The transcript of Roger Kimball's speech announcing this year's unanimous Duranty Award winner.

In Duranty’s footsteps

(Scott Johnson) New York Times reporter David Kirkpatrick had some stiff competition for the 2013 Duranty Prize, but Roger Simon reports that he prevailed over runners-up Candy Crowley and John Judis in the ceremony held Monday night in New York. Show More Summary

Facebook announces anonymous app login at F8 conference

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is known for having dubious ideas about privacy. The billionaire founder is famously quoted in David Kirkpatrick's book The Facebook Effect as saying, "having two identities for yourself is an example of a lack of...

The 10 Companies That Tried To Buy Facebook

Facebook isn't just popular with its 1.3 billion (and counting) users. According to The Facebook Effect, Fortune editor David Kirkpatrick's brilliantly-reported book about the company's founding, Facebook has also always been very popular with executives hungry for a merger or acquisition. Show More Summary

Facebook’s Zuckerberg Talks About Giving Away Basic Internet Services

At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, David Kirkpatrick is hosting a keynote discussion with Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook (FB). Kirkpatrick met Zuckerberg in 2006, when he was 22 and Facebook had 9 million users. Kirkpatrick was so impressed with Zuckerberg's sincerity, he went on to write a book, The Facebook Effect. Of course, [...]

How to Watch Mark Zuckerberg's Keynote at Mobile World Congress

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is scheduled to give Monday's keynote speech at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona Tech journalist David Kirkpatrick, who will also appear on stage with Zuckerberg, will chair the keynote. The...Show More Summary

‘Did She Do a Billion Dollars Worth of Work?’

David de Jong, reporting for Bloomberg on the news that Sheryl Sandberg’s fortune surpassed $1 billion yesterday: “Did she do a billion dollars-worth of work? I don’t know,” David Kirkpatrick, author of The Facebook Effect, a history of the company, said in a telephone interview. Show More Summary

Will Evidence of Assad's Alleged Mass Atrocities Prompt Obama to Change Course?

Today's New York Times details the horrifying evidence of mass atrocities allegedly inflicted by Bashar al-Assad's regime during the bloody civil war in Syria. The reporter, David Kirkpatrick, asked me whether I thought this is a game-changer for U.S. Show More Summary

New York Times disconnects the Benghazi dots

(Paul Mirengoff) David Kirkpatrick of the New York Times is trying to salvage some credibility in the aftermath of the refutation, including by the Washington Post, of his revisionist account of the attack in Benghazi. As Tom Joscelyn shows, Kirkpatrick does not succeed. Show More Summary

In Benghazi, Could Anyone Be Al Qaeda?

7 months agoNews : News Desk

Do we care what Al Qaeda is? And do we care who gets guns from the American government? One can’t avoid those questions when reading the responses to David Kirkpatrick’s excellent piece in the Times on the attack on an American diplomatic installation in Benghazi on September 11, 2012. Show More Summary

All A-Twitter: Benghazi is The Gift that Keeps on Giving

7 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

Journos from across the political spectrum are taking to Twitter (again) to air their grievances with /sing the praises of David Kirkpatrick‘s NYT piece on what really happened in Benghazi on Sept 11, 2012. Also conspicuously missing on Obama’s TV picks, of course, is DUCK DYNASTY. Show More Summary

Fools and knaves: New York Times edition

(Scott Johnson) A reader who has previously contributed to this series writes to comment on David Kirkpatrick’s New York Times story on the Benghazi massacre. I have tried to set off the quotations he includes in the text of his message with links to sources. Show More Summary

The New York Times — off the rails for an ulterior motive

(Paul Mirengoff) One shouldn’t question the good faith of a news report merely because one disagrees with the report’s conclusions. But David Kirkpatrick’s revisionist Benghazi account in the New York Times invites doubt about his commitment to unbiased reporting about that tragic affair. Show More Summary

Benghazi and the Sources of Anti-American Violence

Paul R. Pillar David Kirkpatrick's investigative piece in the New York Times about last year's lethal attack on a U.S. compound in Benghazi is well worth reading, though not because its conclusions ought to have been surprising to any disinterested observer of what was going on in Libya at the time. Show More Summary

New York Times Contradicts Own Reporting on Benghazi

Either New York Times writer David Kirkpatrick is ignoring his own colleagues’ work, or the Hillary Clinton supporters are laying out early foundations to combat what will be the biggest criticism of her tenure as Secretary of State if she decides to run for the Oval Office. Show More Summary

Author of NY Times’ Benghazi Report: Susan Rice Made ‘Some Clear Misstatements’

7 months agoNews : Mediaite

David Kirkpatrick, author of this morning's New York Times report alleging no al Qaeda role in Benghazi, appeared on Meet the Press and explained to host David Gregory how the term al Qaeda had been misused by administration critics, but also that it didn't make then-U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice's initial statement on the attack entirely correct.

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