Andrew Ross Sorkin Is Such a Wall Street Bootlicker Sometimes

Hamilton Nolan · 08/20/13 10:11AM

Andrew Ross Sorkin, the whiz kid-ish New York Times Dealbook reporter, sometimes gets unfairly characterized as a bootlicking Wall Street suckup who wants only to ingratiate himself with the powerful. Other times—like today—that characterization is completely fair.

Sitting on Quarterback Sex Assault Story, Yale Daily News Considered Seeking a Private Jet for Witt

Maureen O'Connor · 01/27/12 03:50PM

This morning we read how Yale Daily News, "Gutsiest Campus Newspaper of 2011," sat on the story of perfect Yale quarterback Patrick Witt's sex assault scandal for two months. Now, a humorous coda to their silence: We hear that YDN actually considered calling on wealthy alumni to charter a jet for the campus hero, so he wouldn't have to choose between the Yale-Harvard game and his Rhodes Scholarship interview.