- Harry Siegel
Harry Siegel, born in 1977, is a conservative journalist and editor based out of Brooklyn, New York. A graduate of
Brandeis University, Siegel began his career at The New York Sun, first as a news assistant, then as an editorial writer and OpEd page editor. He would go on to found the web magazine New Partisan [http://www.newpartisan.com] .
Siegel was hired as the editor-in-chief of the
New York Pressin 2005 on the recommendation of its founder, Russ Smith. He brought in an editorial team that included City Hall man Azi Paybarah, arts editor Jonathan Leafand managing editor Tim Marchman.
On February 7, 2006, all four men resigned from The Press after the paper's ownership interceded hours before the paper went to press to pull a series of articles about the
Danish cartoonson Islam previously published by the Danish newspaper Jyllands Posten. The cartoons were only republished by a handful of American media outlets, leading to fear of a heckler's vetoon the press. Along with the cartoons, the editors had planned to run numerous essays about the cartoons, which were also pulled from the paper. Many of those essays can be found [http://www.newpartisan.com/display/ShowJournal?moduleId=4763&categoryId=34594 here] .
After leaving the Press, Siegel served as policy director for New York gubernatorial candidate
Tom Suozzi. Following Suozzi's loss to Eliot Spitzer in the Democratic Primary, he returned to journalism, and has most recently been writing about New York politics for the New York Postand New York Observer.
* [http://www.newpartisan.com/harrysiegel Articles by Harry Siegel]
* [http://www.affdoublethink.com/archives/020459.php Dirty Harry Siegel takes over the New York Press]
* [http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0602/12/rs.01.html CNN Reliable Sources] Transcript of discussion by panel that included Siegel and
* [http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0602/08/ldt.01.html CNN Lou Dobbs Tonight] Transcript of panel that included Siegel and
* [http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/11237445/ The Situation With Tucker Carlson] Transcript of panel that included Siegel and
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