New York Times Pro-Iran Tilt Outlasts Its Journalist-Guided Luxury Tours

The New York Times late last year, under pressure, said it was suspending its moneymaking “Times Journeys” journalist-guided vacation tours of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Has the paper’s news coverage of Iran gotten any better as a result?

Not if three recent examples are any indication.

The January 10 Times features a tale of woe about a Norwegian Air Boeing 737 jet that has been sitting in Iran for a month after an unscheduled emergency landing.
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“The jet appeared to be caught up in United States sanctions on Tehran’s nuclear program that prohibit civilian aircraft sales, including services and parts,” the Times reports.

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