The NYT isn’t and never was “the newspaper of record” except in its own mind.
It’s a national disgrace, a lying machine, an instrument of state-approved propaganda, notably on geopolitical issues.
It features US intelligence community press releases — rubbish masquerading as “all the news that’s fit to print” that’s unfit to read.
The late Chicago Sun Times reporter Mike Royko once remarked that “no self-respecting fish would (want to) be wrapped in a (Rupert) Murdoch paper.”
The same applies to the Times and other major US broadsheets, manipulating the public mind their mission, journalism the way it should be long ago abandoned.NYT Propaganda Sinks to New Low