Ms. Kingsbury, new editor at NYTimes, told staff “Anyone who sees any piece of Opinion journalism, headlines,social posts,photos—you name it—that gives you the slightest pause, please call or text me immediately.” It’s all about staff sensitivities now.
James Bennet, the editorial page editor of The New York Times, has resigned after a controversy over an Op-Ed by Senator Tom Cotton that called for military force against protesters in American cities
Editorial page editor James Bennet resigns after four years following op-ed blow-up. Our early story, more to come
Seumas Milne published a speech by Osama bin Laden in the ’s comment section in 2004. He not only kept his job, he then went on to become the communications director for Jeremy Corbyn, who once upon a time was leader of the Labour Party.
This is a nasty blow against free expression and against the diversity of ideas - James Bennet Resigns as New York Times Opinion Editor
You all know how I feel about this: fuck fascism and all who platform it. James Bennet Resigns as New York Times Opinion Editor
Sad news from NYC. After the revolts of 2016 we should have had a Trump columnist at the New York Times & a loud Democrat at Fox, a Brexiteer at the FT & Remainer at the Telegraph. We shd meet each other in the marketplace of ideas not retreat into silos
I had a difficult talk with my kids this morning about freedom of speech and freedom of expression. I had to tell them that it is a myth and we can no longer safely debate ideas. #FreedomOfSpeech #FreedomOfThePress
OP-Ed editor James Bennett forced to resign, after running a piece by Sen. Tom Cotton calling for use of U.S. military forces to suppress #GeorgeFloydProtests . Good, or bad, for Journalism? Chime in.
The opinion editor of the NY Times just lost his position for running the column below: We are living in very strange times. Tom Cotton: Send In the Military The resignation: James Bennet Resigns as NYTimes Opinion Editor
Here's NYT's story on the resignation, which will be updated: Here's the op-ed: NYT's 6/4 story, which said Cotton called for the government "to send the military to suppress protests," remains uncorrected.
I am not one to demand heads on blocks for errors but there were too many, too grievous and the reputation of The Times has suffered with heading its opinions. So it was well time for him to go.
James Bennet has resigned
In a note to staff, the new OpEd editor an the NYT asked anyone who sees “any piece of Opinion journalism — including headlines or social posts or photos or you name it — that gives you the slightest pause, please call or text me immediately.”
The editor resigned after the publisher noted "a significant breakdown in our editing processes" including, the editor reportedly not reading the piece before it was published. He wasn’t fired for being controversial; he was fired for doing a bad job.
wow what happened to the usual times punishment of having to go work for the metro section
Enquanto o editor de Opinião do NYT foi demitido por ter publicado um artigo de um senador defendendo uso de força militar contra cidadãos, por aqui publicamos Osmar Terra — que nem cargo público tem — para defender a cloroquina impunemente.
Think. A new standard: "anyone who sees 'any piece of Opinion journalism — including headlines or social posts or photos or you name it — that gives you the slightest pause, please call or text me immediately'.” 1st Amndt or imposed righteousness?
James Bennet Resigns as New York Times Opinion Editor
Agonised trouble at the NYT. But candid after a slow initial response to Cotton article, never easy. James Bennet Resigns as New York Times Opinion Editor
So people only want to read things that do not give a single person in a large group “the slightest pause”?! New editor said: “Anyone who sees any journalism, headlines, social posts, photos that gives you the slightest pause, please call me immediately.”
"Anyone who sees 'any piece of Opinion journalism — including headlines or social posts or photos or you name it — that gives you the slightest pause, please call or text me immediately.'" We're all living on a college campus now.
“Last week we saw a significant breakdown in our editing processes, not the first we’ve experienced in recent years,” - One of the more accurate things the NYT has said about its op-ed content.
Forced out by the woke! James Bennet, the New York Times's Editorial Page Editor, resigned after staffers and social media melted down when the paper ran an editorial by a Republican Senator calling for the U.S. military to handle riots. Schadenfreude!
Those who think that James Bennet's resignation "under pressure" is an affront to free speech are wrong. It's precisely the opposite.
I miss the Moose
This new ethos of the Times’ editorial page is an overreaction. Good writing should give you pause. “Any piece of Opinion journalism—including headlines or social posts or photos or you name it—that gives you the slightest pause, please call or text me.”
"Ms. Kingsbury...said that...anyone who sees 'any piece of Opinion journalism — including headlines or social posts or photos or you name it — that gives you the slightest pause, please call or text me immediately.'”