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  The Washington Times - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Times was founded in 1982 by Sun Myung Moon, leader of the Unification Church and the Family Federation for World Peace and Unification, to be a conservative alternative to the larger Washington Post.
Times critics such as Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting assert significant influence by the Church on the paper and give the Church significant credit (or blame) for the Times' actions.
Washington Times editors firmly deny any Church influence on their news coverage and editorial policy, or that they have any interest in proselytizing directly for the Unification Church.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Washington_Times   (1813 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Washington Times
The Washington Times is a daily newspaper published in Washington, D.C. It was founded in 1982 as a conservative alternative to the Washington Post by members of the controversial Unification Church.
It should not be confused with the Washington Times established in 1893, which became the Washington Times-Herald and was merged with the Washington Post in 1954.
While Times reporters have prided themselves on their independence from the church's position, this has occasionally put them at odds with the founder's claims of having direct influence on the Republican Party via his extravagant funding of the newspaper.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Washington-Times   (1184 words)

 Washington Times-Herald - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Washington Times-Herald was an American daily newspaper once published in Washington, D.C. The Times-Herald was created by the 1939 merger of two former Hearst dailies, the Washington Times (not to be confused with the current Washington Times) and the Washington Herald.
Cissy Patterson ran the merged publication until her death in 1948; it was subsequently purchased by her cousin, Robert R. McCormick.
The "Times-Herald" portion of the masthead became less and less prominent in ensuing years, however, and was dropped entirely by the early 1970s.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Washington_Times-Herald   (189 words)

 The Washington Times - Comments by Sun Myung Moon
Now, ten years later The Washington Times is counted among the top three papers in terms of influence among the 1,750 newspapers published in the United States.
The Washington Times exercised its power properly by chasing seventy congressmen who were involved in immoral behavior and causing them to step down.
The Washington Times also supported the 1988 election of George Bush as the 41st president of the United States.
www.realjournalism.net /times.htm   (5740 words)

 Washington Times - USA national news newspaper at Mondo Times
Washington Times is a USA newspaper covering news » general.
Washington Times is one of the top 100 US newspapers.
Washington Times contact information is available to Mondo Times Advanced and Professional Members.
www.mondotimes.com /2/topics/5/news/1/6823   (130 words)

 Behind the Times
The Washington Times, the right-wing daily that bills itself as an alternative to the Washington Post, is owned and influenced by Rev. Sun Myung Moon's Unification Church.
The Washington Times public relations line -- printed as fact in a Time magazine profile (6/15/87) -- maintains that the newspaper is "owned by a group of Korean investors affiliated with the Unification Church." These "investors" -- the Korean-based Tong-II Industries -- do not seem to view the Times as a profit-making venture.
Current Times editor-in-chief Arnaud de Borchgrave told the Washington Post (5/6/87) that a Tong-II executive described one of the company's factories as "the logistical tail of the Washington Times." "They are very conscious of the fact that a certain portion of their profit comes to us to meet the subsidy," de Borchgrave said.
www.fair.org /extra/best-of-extra/washington-times.html   (713 words)

 Washington Times - SourceWatch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In a speech on the twentieth anniversary of the founding of the Washington Times, Moon explained his motivation behind establishing the paper.
While the story was that the biologists who made the unauthorized lynx hair submissions[6] claimed to be submitting blind samples in order to test the labs[7], the limited after the event retraction did little to diminish the impact of the original story.
Centering on True Love" 15th Anniversary of The Washington Times, June 16, 1997: "Fifteen years ago, when the world was adrift on the stormy waves of the Cold War, I established The Washington Times to fulfill God's desperate desire to save this world.
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=Washington_Times   (1816 words)

 The Washington Times
The Washington Times is a daily newspaper published in Washington, D.C.
It was founded in 1982 as a conservative alternative to the Washington Post by members of the controversial Unification Church.
The Washington Times Corporation also publishes the New York Noticias Del Mundo, and the monthly World&I;.
www.xasa.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/t/th/the_washington_times.html   (940 words)

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This time, pundits and editorial boards harped on Sorokin's implication that the NEA does not believe al-Qaida is responsible for the Sept. 11 attacks.
The Washington Times distorted a series of quotes in a news story published Wednesday on Democratic criticism of President Bush.
The Washington Times says THE WAY WEST "is a good primer for the general reader who wants a taste of Western history.
www.lycos.com /info/washington-times.html   (496 words)

 Washington Times Newspaper Subscription
Washington Times subscribers receive comprehensive and in-depth news coverage.
A well respected newspaper with strong local focus, compelling feature articles and sharp editorial content, Washington Times newspaper readers are always well informed.
Order Washington Times home delivery on the days that are the most convenient for you.
www.discountednewspapers.com /Washington-Times/index.html   (58 words)

 WashingtonPost.com: The Cult Controversy
Yesterday was the first day of deadline at The Washington Times, the newspaper owned by the Rev. Sun Myung Moon's controversial Unification Church.
Although one-third of the 125 reporters and editors are Unification Church members, everyone connected with The Washington Times adamantly says it won't be a church mouthpiece.
Jo Ann Harris, the prosecutor, said in her summation to the court in New York last week that Moon is guilty of "greed, arrogance and power." The jury begins its third day of deliberations this morning.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/national/longterm/cult/unification/wtimes.htm   (2428 words)

 Hell of a 'Times'
During that time its editorial stance has consistently leaned to the hard right, as its favorite targets have ranged from liberal comsymps to President Bill Clinton to, most recently, "illegal aliens" and their allies in the "open borders lobby." Throughout, the Times has served as a major key on the conservative movement's Mighty Wurlitzer.
Preston Moon wants to wrest control of the paper from Pruden and Coombs, according to a Times senior staffer, in order to shift the paper away from their brand of conservatism, which is characterized by extreme racial animus and connections to nativist and neo-Confederate organizations.
His search committee is reportedly headed by Times editor at large Arnaud De Borchgrave, the former editor in chief of UPI who edited the Times from 1985 to 1991.
www.thenation.com /doc/20061009/washington_times   (883 words)

 The Washington Times - Media Matters
The Washington Times is a conservative daily newspaper published in Washington, D.C., with weekday circulation of about 100,000.
The Moon-controlled corporate parent of the Times, News World Communications, also owns the United Press International wire service and published the conservative news magazine Insight on the News until discontinuing the print version in 2004.
The Times' editorial page is uniformly right-wing and regularly presents false or misleading information to parrot right-wing talking points and attacks those who do not.
mediamatters.org /issues_topics/outlets/thewashingtontimes   (524 words)

 The Washington Times - dKosopedia
The Washington Times is a conservative paper owned by the Reverend Sun Myung Moon.
It should not be confused with the Washington Post, which is the primary daily newspaper in Washington, DC, and a leading authority on U.S. politics.
They later claimed they had not been aware of the purpose of the event which was sponsored by The Washington Times Foundation.
www.dkosopedia.com /index.php/Washington_Times   (231 words)

 Moon Speech Raises Old Ghosts as the Times Turns 20   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Times will not disclose its current subsidy or the percentage of its revenue generated by advertising except to say that the subsidy has been decreasing over the past eight years, with a slight bump up last year, said Richard H. Amberg Jr., the paper's vice president and general manager.
From 1989 to '92, the Times' circulation was not audited by the Audit Bureau of Circulations, the independent agency that monitors newspaper circulation.
According to September 2001 data, the Times sold 24,084 daily copies in the District, 39,882 in Maryland (concentrated in Montgomery and Prince George's counties) and 37,137 in Virginia, with 2,549 sold outside the region.
www.rickross.com /reference/unif/unif163.html   (1836 words)

 SPLCenter.org: Defending Dixie
Founded in 1982 by the Rev. Sun Myong Moon, the right-wing cult leader from South Korea, The Washington Times quickly made a name for itself with an approach to news reporting that was unusually ideological.
While mainstream media critics scoffed at "The Moonie Times" for enthusiastically championing the Rev. Moon's staunch anti-communism and his efforts to move the Republican Party farther right, the Times made a splash in conservative circles.
Right away, the Times showed a knack for taking its message to the mainstream, advertising itself as the "third most quoted paper" in the U.S. by its third year.
www.splcenter.org /intel/intelreport/article.jsp?aid=57&printable=1   (1027 words)

 Media Matters - Wash. Times editorial page joins White House and Fox News in adopting "terrorist surveillance ...
While the Times has written six other editorials on the domestic eavesdropping since the public disclosure of the NSA program on December 16, this represents the first in which the term "terrorist surveillance program" has appeared.
Since the Washington Times is owned by Rev. Moon who claims he is the second coming of Christ, why not refer to the tabloid from now on as the Moonie News.
The owner of the Washington Times thinks he is the Messiah; I wonder how many "heartland" Republican Evangelicals are aware of that fact as they're quoting this paper to bolster their positions.
mediamatters.org /items/200602060001   (809 words)

 CJR Daily: Christmas Sends Washington Times On a Search For That Slippery PC Crowd   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
To wit: on Tuesday the editors at the Times began adorning the pages of their paper with a classic as perennial as popcorn strings 'round the tree -- stories about how Christmas is purportedly under attack from politically correct liberal heathens.
The Times goes on to admonish the anonymous and apparently very slippery "PC crowd" who were (in the absence of any actual evidence) presumably responsible.
Of course that's a slightly bigger story -- and one that the Times is apparently incapable of focusing on in the presence of all that dead wood.
www.cjrdaily.org /politics/christmas_sends_washington_ti.php   (1058 words)

 The Seattle Times Home Page
Times chief political reporter David Postman is blogging from the nation's capital this week for the opening of the 110th Congress.
A memorial to the 3,000 members of the U.S. military who have died in the Iraq conflict since March 19, 2003, including a closer look at those with Washington ties.
An annual IDC study that came out yesterday highlights 10 small mobile companies that IDC analysts believe could have a market impact disproportionate to their current size -- and three of them have a Seattle-area presence...
www.seattletimes.com   (789 words)

 Washington Times Foundation honors 64 -- The Washington Times
The National Service Award recipients were selected for their outstanding efforts on behalf of those in need — for "renewing our communities, one family and one block at a time," said the Rev. Walter E. Fauntroy, a former House delegate for the District of Columbia.
Rev. Moon, who attended with his wife, Hak Ja Han Moon, and several of their children, was praised for his commitment and vision in starting many humanitarian organizations, as well as his leadership and courage in speaking out about social and family problems.
The Washington Times Foundation, established in 1984, is a nonprofit organization devoted to encouraging the highest ideals in cultural values and public service.
www.wewillstand.org /media/media_0516.html   (530 words)

 Washington Times Owner Buys UPI   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
De Borchgrave, who was editor in chief at the Washington Times from 1985 to 1991, got his first job at UPI in 1946.
The Times, a 100,000-circulation daily newspaper that competes with The Washington Post, is one of a host of business holdings owned by the Unification Church, which is famous for marrying its followers in mass wedding ceremonies.
In addition to the Times, which has been a money-losing venture since its inception in 1982, church officials own Insight magazine, the Middle East Times and Zambezi Times, as well as hotels, small publishing operations and a collection of spiritual and educational workshops.
www.rickross.com /reference/unif/unif74.html   (816 words)

 Who's driving the bus?: The "Independent" Washington Times?
With the Washington Times as the core, we are establishing preeminence in the American print media, a field of more than 1,750 American newspapers.
Through The Washington Times and the other media which we have at our disposal, I introduced this whole concept, even bringing to America an interview with Kim Il Sung, who is the most remote national leader in the world.
The Washington Times was mobilized, then Reagan was convinced and announced this at the state of the union address.
cellwhitman.blogspot.com /2004/10/independent-washington-times.html   (4799 words)

 The Washington Time Herald - Homepage
Washington, IN High 50 F Low 45 F
NEWBURGH — Clinton A. Walter, 93, formerly of Washington, died Tuesday at Deaconess Gateway Hospital.
Dad’s still trying to recover from all of the holiday basketball tourneys, so we thought we would help out and write his column this week.
www.washtimesherald.com   (266 words)

 Where in Washington, D.C. is Reverend Moon?: The day the Washington Times went after a Republican White House
One of the prostitutes was said to be a 15-year-old boy.
"With the Washington Times as the core, we are establishing preeminence in the American print media.
Editors of The Times said the newspaper would print only names of those found to be in sensitive positions of power or positions of influence.
iapprovethismessiah.com /2005/02/day-washington-times-went-after.html   (558 words)

 Amazon.com: Washington Times Daily: Magazines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Washington Times is a full-service general-interest daily newspaper specializing in investigative reporting and thorough coverage of politics and policy.
I highly recommend this paper to anybody who is tired of reading the pathetic, inaccurate drivel readily found in many of the newspapers across the country (washington post, st. louis post-dispatch, the new york times, etc.).
As a former Washington Post reader I was constantly bothered by the ridiculous liberal bias that the Post has.
www.amazon.com /Washington-Times-Daily/dp/B00006L1ME   (1176 words)

 St. Petersburg Times Online: Washington, D.C.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Washington Bureau Chief Bill Adair covers the White House, politics, Florida issues and aviation.
Congress begins its 110th session today by swearing in the first female speaker of the House, as Democrats take control of Capitol Hill for the first time in a dozen years and work to upend the conservatism that dominated Washington under Republican rule.
Mindful of the need to keep readers on the cutting edge, Bill Adair and Wes Allison of the Times Washington Bureau offer their assessment of what's out and in for 2007.
www.sptimes.com /bureaus/washington.shtml   (705 words)

 Washington Times   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
If it weren't for the fact that they use the wire services for much of their coverage, their conservatism would be evident in almost every column-inch that they print.
When the Times was feeling their oats in the 1980s they became almost cocky, filling their pages with tributes to the wisdom and adventures of various anti-Communists.
With the Post afraid to sneeze toward their Right, and the DC Left nowhere to be seen, the Times became a valuable source for tracking interesting people.
www.namebase.org /sources/GY.html   (202 words)

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