BUSTED: New York Times Coveted Editorial Board Writer Caught Dropping “N” Words & Homophobic Slurs on Social Media
Quinn Norton has tweeted that she’s friends with neo-Nazis, and has used slurs on a regular basis.
The New York Times is investigating past tweets by Quinn Norton, a journalist who just joined the paper’s editorial board.
At around noon on Tuesday, the company’s communications department tweeted that it had hired Norton as its “lead opinion writer on the power, culture and consequences of technology.”
Twitter users immediately began pointing to her past tweets, in which she’s admitted she’s “friends with various neo-Nazis” ― though she says she has “never agreed with them.” In other tweets, she’s called users “fag” and used racial slurs.
Here are some of her gems:
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