Judith Miller's Tenure at the Times May Be History

Byron Calame, Public Editor for the New York Times, retraces the Times' misteps in the Judith Miller - Scooter Libby mess. He ends with this paragraph about her future prospects at the Times, that includes a quote from Times Publisher Arther Sulzberger:

What does the future hold for Ms. Miller? She told me Thursday that she hopes to return to the paper after taking some time off. Mr. Sulzberger offered this measured response: "She and I have acknowledged that there are new limits on what she can do next." It seems to me that whatever the limits put on her, the problems facing her inside and outside the newsroom will make it difficult for her to return to the paper as a reporter.

Arianna predicted this yesterday when writing about Keller's memo:

I’m assuming that neither this memo -- nor Calame’s critique -- will put this story to bed. Not by a long shot. I’m assuming, as I’ve been saying for months, that this ends up going all the way to Sulzberger.

Another excellent read on the Times and Miller: NYU journalism professor Jay Rosen.

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    Re: Judith Miller's Tenure at the Times May Be His (none / 0) (#1)
    by jimcee on Sat Dec 17, 2005 at 01:05:16 PM EST
    My how the journalistic community feeds on itself. The chum is in the water and the Left is rising to it. Funny a few months ago there were those on this site that were demanding that all journalists need to be journalism majors and credentialed and that they had special rights that only journalists have. Now they are sitting in judgement of one of their own. I'm getting the feeling that the NYTimes is about ready to make an Editorial move. Compounding errors with Blair, Dowd, Krugman and Miller they need to rethink thier basic journalistic mission. Will they make the right choice? Will they fail? Will they stay full steam ahead and crash into the rocks of thier own idealism? Will thier masthead flounder because of bad choices? Stay tuned...

    When I hear her $1.2M advance has been rescinded, I will start feeling sorry about her (lack of) future at the Times.

    Re: Judith Miller's Tenure at the Times May Be His (none / 0) (#3)
    by squeaky on Sat Dec 17, 2005 at 01:05:16 PM EST
    PF-I hear that the price is going up.

    I shall look for her eagerly on FOX NEWS....who else would hire her!!

    jimcee is reaching the end of his bag of red herrings. Can you help? Please ship all your spare red herrings to: Jimcee Prisoner #77666965233 Federal Corrections Facility Leavenworth, Kansas 04578

    Re: Judith Miller's Tenure at the Times May Be His (none / 0) (#6)
    by Sailor on Sat Dec 17, 2005 at 01:05:17 PM EST
    the Left is rising to it.
    judas miller is a leftie!? Wow, who would have thought that bushco's mouthpiece and chalabi's soulmate would be considered a 'leftie?'