Bari Weiss slams New York Times for ‘living in fear of an online mob’

Bari Weiss slams New York Times for ‘living in fear of an online mob’


Bari Weiss isn’t done with The New York Times just yet.

The former opinion editor and contributor bemoaned the decline of the newspaper during an appearance on “Real Time with Bill Maher” on Friday.

In her remarks, Weiss offered additional context to her scathing resignation letter from the paper last month.

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“The reason that Twitter is the assigning editor of The New York Times is because the printing press isn’t the printing press anymore. It’s because the printing press is in each one of our pockets,” Weiss said.

“What I meant in that letter when I wrote that Twitter is the assigning editor,” she continued, “what I mean by that is in order to do our job well, writers and editors, we need to have a level of bravery and thick skin and fearlessness,” she added. “And when you’re living in fear of an online mob, you know, all it takes is a dozen people to repeat a lie

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