The union representing media employees at The New York Times criticized the news organization for running an op-ed from columnist Bret Stephens that was critical of the 1619 Project, the left-wing essay series that seeks to reframe the story of American in terms of slavery.
“It says a lot about an organization when it breaks it’s [sic] own rules and goes after one of it’s [sic] own. The act, like the article, reeks,” tweeted The New York Times’ union, while committing two glaring grammatical errors in the process.
It says a lot about an organization when it breaks it’s own rules and goes after one of it’s own. The act, like the article, reeks.https://t.co/mta1sfJoTB
— NYTimesGuild (@NYTimesGuild) October 10, 2020
The 1619 project, which was released over a year ago, has been criticized by historians for its lack of accuracy and sweeping claims, and has recently erupted into an entirely new controversy because of the historical revisionism