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NY Times succumbs to Mayor Bloomberg’s racism claims in youth’s murder coverage

NY Times succumbs to Mayor Bloomberg’s racism claims in youth’s murder coverage

(Jeff Poor) New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg accused his city’s largest paper, The New York Times, of racial bias Tuesday for not reporting on the murder of 17-year-old Alphonza Bryant.

“There was not even a mention of his murder in our paper of record, The New York Times,” Bloomberg said on Tuesday. “‘All the news that’s fit to print’ did not include the murder of 17-year-old Alphonza Bryant. Do you think that if a white, 17-year-old prep student from Manhattan had been murdered, the Times would have ignored it? Me neither. I believe that the life of every 17-year-old and every child and every adult is precious.”

But in its Thursday edition, the Times published a story about the 10-day-old murder, mentioning Bloomberg’s remarks.

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