Carlos Slim, described in 2007 as a "thief" and "robber baron" by a Times editorial writer, is now "a very shrewd businessman with an appreciation for great brands," according to the paper's publisher. What changed? A $250 million loan from Slim to the NYT Co., for one.I guess Rupert Murdoch now knows what he needs to do to get some good press from the Times.
May 7, 2009
NYT: Carlos Slim is a thief, a robber baron, and ... a wonderful human being
TimesWatch notes today that the New York Times has decided that Mexican mogul Carlos Slim ain't so bad after all: