facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

N.Y. Times death notice criticizes Times

Feb. 27, 2013 at 6:34 PM   |   Comments

NEW YORK, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- A paid death notice in The New York Times said a retired Israeli-born stockbroker loved everything about the city except the Times.

The New York Post said Wednesday the notice for Amos Shuchman, 84, ran Feb. 2. Schuchman "loved his family, his birth and adopted countries, finance, skiing, opera, ballet and biking in Central Park. Loved everything about NYC, except The New York Times."

Daniel Shuchman told the Post his father fought in the Haganah, a Jewish resistance movement, before Israel became an independent state. He said his father thought the Times' coverage of the Middle East was biased, canceled his subscription a long time ago and would have been unhappy to learn his death had brought the newspaper revenue.

"We think he is in heaven now with a New York Post and a falafel sandwich, having a good chuckle over this notoriety," Daniel said.

Eileen Murphy, a Times spokeswoman, said she found the death notice "sort of amusing." She said death notices, which are paid, can say whatever they want, within broad limits.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Defectors: Kim Jong Un addicted to Swiss cheese Defectors: Kim Jong Un addicted to Swiss cheese
2
Police recover Jaguar stolen in 1968 Police recover Jaguar stolen in 1968
3
Chick-fil-A customer pays $1,000 to feed those behind him Chick-fil-A customer pays $1,000 to feed those behind him
4
Researchers claim evidence of Russian Bigfoot Researchers claim evidence of Russian Bigfoot
5
Public use of mayo shampoo lands man in jail Public use of mayo shampoo lands man in jail
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback