New York Times defends double standard in hiring writer with a history of explicit, hateful racism directed at whites

See also: Let's all thank Sarah Jeong for showing us what liberals think of white people The New York Times has provoked a firestorm with its hiring of Sarah Jeong as a member of its editorial board, despite apparently having checked her social media history and found explicitly hateful anti-white tweets in abundance.  Following criticism of the hire, a tweet from "Communications," presumably its corporate communications department, headed by Senior Vice President Eileen Murphy, tweeted out a justification that indicated they had reviewed her tweets and other social media messages: Our statement in response to criticism of the hiring of Sarah Jeong. pic.twitter.com/WryIgbaoqg — NYTimes Communications (@NYTimesPR) August 2, 2018 So the Times disavows the racism, and its P.R. operation anonymously assures us that Ms. Jeong regrets  her hateful words.  They were satire, and she was responding to mean, racist...(Read Full Post)

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