Columbia Journalism Review chides the NYT’s for their recent deal with Columbia University.

But the story behind the story is still dismaying. The fact that some at the Times decided to subvert their own reporting by agreeing to ignore one side of a debate is disturbing, if not wholly insulting, to the paper’s readership. And given that in this case, student journalists on a campus newspaper upheld a higher standard of journalistic integrity than the “paper of record,” the Times is right to be embarrassed.