New York Times Faces Criticism for Hiring Sarah Jeong, a Writer With a History of Anti-White Tweets

Headline Roundup August 6th, 2018

The New York Times hired Sarah Jeong, an Asian-American writer with a history of incendiary anti-white tweets, to join their editorial board. Supporters of Jeong argue that racism against white people doesn’t exist, while opponents say the choice exhibits a dangerous double standard.

New York Times Faces Criticism for Hiring Sarah Jeong, a Writer With a History of Anti-White Tweets

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From the Right
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The New York Times’ decision to hire white-people obsessed Sarah Jeong as a member of its editorial board is getting a lot of virtual ink. That’s because Jeong has written a pile of hateful tweets about “whiteness” and men.

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From the Center
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The New York Times reaffirmed its support Thursday for new hire Sarah Jeong after social media criticism of her tweets from several years ago that were derogatory of white people, with both the paper and the writer saying the comments were Jeong’s response to online harassment she had been receiving, but that she regrets her language.

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