De Blasio Blasts Post Stark Cover After Criticism

Bill de Blasio. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty)
Bill de Blasio. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty)

Bill de Blasio, criticized for his “silence” on the high-profile murder of a Hasidic businessman–as well as the ensuing controversy over the New York Post‘s coverage of the killing–went on the radio waves Saturday night to declare his “outrage.”

“I’ve seen many a headline that was not appropriate,” the mayor said, speaking on WMCA’s Community Matters program after Shabbos. “This was particularly inappropriate. The family was in pain. The community was in pain.” Continue reading “De Blasio Blasts Post Stark Cover After Criticism”

Outraged Officials Demand New York Post Apologize for Coverage of Slain Businessman

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams  holds up a copy of the New York Post at today's protest. (Photo: Kathryn Kirk)
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams holds up a copy of the New York Post at today’s protest. (Photo: Mr. Adams’s office/Kathryn Kirk)

The New York Post sparked outrage today with a controversial front page featuring a photo of Menachem Stark–a Williamsburg businessman whose smoldering body was found in a Long Island dumpster yesterday–with the caption: “Who didn’t want him dead?”

The story, labeling Mr. Sark a “millionaire Hasidic slumlord,” detailed the 39-year-old father of eight’s allegedly shady business practices to argue there could be many potential suspects for his murder. Continue reading “Outraged Officials Demand New York Post Apologize for Coverage of Slain Businessman”