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A Times Editor Is Demoted as the Paper Discusses Its Coverage of Race

5 days ago   |   By NY Times

The editor, Jonathan Weisman, a deputy in Washington, was reprimanded after posting tweets on race and politics that the paper said showed “serious lapses in judgment.”
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New York Times demotes editor after ‘serious lapses' on social media

New York Times demotes editor after ‘serious lapses' on social media

5 days ago   |   By Politico

The New York Times demoted a high-ranking Washington editor on Tuesday in response to his “serious lapses in judgment” on social media, a spokesperson for the paper said. Jonathan Weisman, who joined The Times in 2012 and most recently served as deputy Washington editor, sparked multiple outrages on Twitter in recent weeks. He deleted a July 31 tweet implying that two congresswomen of color, Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar , weren't really from the Midwest and that Rep. John Lewis , the Alabama-born civil rights leader, wasn't from the Deep South. Last week, Weisman tweeted that the...
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