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The New York Times Declares War on Whiteness

When Sarah Jeong’s racist and misandrist tweets turned up, it was unsurprising that the New York Times chose to retain its hire despite her history of bigotry.

Or perhaps because of it.

When previous problematic tweets had emerged from other New York Times people, the paper of record had given them a pass. (But that was because they merely offended the military and Jews. When Quinn Norton, who is LGBT, had used problematic language, she was accused of homophobic and purged.)

Sarah Jeong’s racist tweets about white people dovetail neatly with the Times’ own attitude.

This is the same paper that ran pieces titled, “With a Loud Ovation, Baseball Shows Its Whiteness”, “The Unbearable Whiteness of Baseball”, “Watching While White: How Movies Tackled Race and Class in 2016”, “Opinion | Should I Give Up on White People?”, “Dear White America”, “At New York Private Schools, Challenging White Privilege”, “Looking ‘White’ In the Face”, and countless others.

Read the full story from Front Page Mag

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