New York Times Stands By New Tech Writer Sarah Jeong After Racist Tweets Surface - Insight Trending
New York Times Stands By New Tech Writer Sarah Jeong After Racist Tweets Surface


New York Times Stands By New Tech Writer Sarah Jeong After Racist Tweets Surface

The New York Times is remaining by its contracting of tech author Sarah Jeong in spite of a few critical tweets of hers went for white individuals, which were as of late uncovered on her Twitter account. 

"Goodness man it's sort of wiped out how much bliss I escape being brutal to old white men," Jeong wrote in July 2014 out of one of a few old messages that have turned into a web sensation. 

Internet based life responses initially flared on Wednesday with pictures of flammable tweets from an unconfirmed Twitter account that hoped to have a place with Jeong. They surfaced not long after The Times declared she was joining the paper. The Times issued an announcement on Thursday pronouncing that it had explored her web-based social networking history amid the enlisting procedure and was remaining by the choice to bring her on board. 

"We procured Sarah Jeong in light of the remarkable work she has done … her news-casting and the way that she is a youthful Asian lady have made her a subject of successive online badgering. For a timeframe she reacted to that provocation by emulating the talk of her harassers," The Times said in an announcement. "She thinks twice about it, and The Times does not approve it." 

The paper said it had "real discussions" with Jeong amid the meeting procedure that incorporated an "intensive verifying" and survey of her online life history. The Times said it is "sure that she will be a critical voice for the article load up advancing."

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