Saturday, November 18, 2017

Bringing Accuracy and Context
to Animal Journalism

New York Times

Rated:  A

Article Review:

"U.S. Research Lab Lets Livestock Suffer in Quest for Profit"

New York Times  -  Jan 21, 2015

New York Times’ House of Animal Horrors Stuns Readers

By ,  January 22, 2015  //  11 Comments

The brilliance of Michael Moss’s much-discussed Times article, “U.S. Research Lab Lets Livestock Suffer In Quest For Profit,” speaks for itself. It’s a masterpiece of rigorous reporting that culminated in a story of animal abuse told from the...  [View more]

Rated:  D

Article Review:

"Animal Rights Group’s Video of Hens Raises Questions, but Not Just for Farms"

New York Times  -  Jan 09, 2015

New York Times Chickens Out on Brutal Video

By ,  January 10, 2015  //  26 Comments

Early last week the animal activist group Direct Action Everywhere released a harrowing video based on an undercover investigation of Petaluma Farms, a Northern California operation that supplies eggs to Whole Foods and Organic Valley. In it, hundreds of chickens are shown...  [View more]

Rated:  C

Article Review:

"Bones, Broth, Bliss"

New York Times  -  Jan 07, 2015

Boning Up On The Facts

By ,  January 7, 2015  //  1 Comment

In today’s New York Times “Food” section, Julia Moskin, in an article titled “Bones, Broth, Bliss,” frames her feature piece on bone broth in the context of the much-discussed, meat-centric paleo diet, which she identifies as “the diet du jour.” This would...  [View more]