One paper had more influence on all other newspapers during this time. The New York Times was the primary source wartime newspaper. Their lack of coverage influenced the coverage from other newspapers (Max Frankel).The years of the Holocaust was an experience people will never forget. Everyone is involved including those who suffered in Eastern Europe as well as those who were informed and those who were under informed, to the billions of lives living and learning about it today. In the time of the Holocaust (1933-1945) The New York Times under informed the American public and made them blind to the events occurring in Eastern Europe; their negligence impacted the Holocaust because America could have done more to stop the atrocities.
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In a newspaper, normally more important news is published on the front page, except during the times of the Holocaust. Due to the fact the Times’ did not publish the stories on the front page of the paper and rather ‘hid’ them within the pages made it difficult for Americans to find the facts and understand their importance (Leff 51). The Times’ ran 1,147 stories which averaged to about seventeen stories a month (Leff 52). Within six years the Times’ only featured six stories that mentioned Hitler’s target; the Jewish race. The New York Times was the primary source for wartime news. When they neglected the events of the Holocaust it affected the judgment of other news sources as well (Max Frankel).
Even when US troops liberated the Buchenwald and Dachau concentration camps, the stories still never made it to the front page of the paper and people still did not believe in the reliability of the stories (Leff 52). In 1943, a survey w...
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