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The New York Times Chooses to Remain Ignorant about Hacker Tech


Last Tuesday, the New York Times hired Quinn Norton and then, a few hours later, got a case of the fantods and fired her. Management had belatedly discovered that some of her sources hold extreme right-wing political opinions and that, when interacting with them, she uses language that is taboo in the circles where the Grey Lady prefers to operate.

“The NY Times Fires Tech Writer Quinn Norton, And It's Complicated”
Adam Rogers, Wired, February 14, 2018

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created June 1, 2014 · last revised December 10, 2018