Sign up for our newsletter

Below is a report that DML News gives a 4 OUT OF 4 STARS trustworthiness rating. We base this rating on the following criteria:

  • Provides named sources
  • Reported by more than one notable outlet
  • Does not insert opinion or leading words
  • Includes supporting video, direct statements, or photos

Click here to read more about our rating system.

As the most reliable and balanced news aggregation service on the internet, DML News offers the following information published by MEDIAITE.COM:

A New York Times Magazine writer with a byline in an article revealing Judge Brett Kavanaugh‘s rowdy college behavior previously bashed the SCOTUS nominee on Twitter, deeming him a threat to democracy and society.

Emily Bazelon helped to report the scoop along with Ben Protess in an article published Monday titled “Kavanaugh Was Questioned by Police After Bar Fight in 1985.” The piece recounts an evening during Kavanaugh’s junior year at Yale when he became involved in a scuffle, allegedly tossing ice at a fellow patron.

The article goes on to state the following:

While the story doesn’t bode well for the judge who’s already embroiled in sexual assault allegations which have prompted an FBI probe into his past, Bazelon, an alumna who’s lectured at the school, received some flak from The Daily Caller over her opinionated tweets on Kavanaugh which were posted last July.

Mediate further reported that the New York Times has now admitted it was a mistake to allow Bazelon to have a role in this story.

Explaining that Bazelon sometimes authors opinion pieces, a Times spokesperson told Mediaite that in hindsight, it should have enlisted a newsroom staffer to work on the Kavanaugh story instead.

The spokesperson’s statement in full:

Emily Bazelon is a writer for The New York Times Magazine who occasionally writes op-eds for the opinion section. She is not a news reporter. Her role in this story was to help colleagues in the newsroom gather public documents in New Haven, where Emily is based. In retrospect, editors should have used a newsroom reporter for that assignment. To be clear, the story is straightforward, fact-based and we fully stand behind it.

To weigh in on this information provided by MEDIAITE.COM, engage in our LIVE CHAT below. Scroll down.

Sign up for our newsletter

Click here to join the comments

Previous articleDML TV: Trump speaks at annual convention for National Electrical Contractors
Next articleBREAKING: US soldier found dead at barracks overseas