New York : Bari weiss, a writer and editor for New York Times opinion section, announced on Tuesday, that she is leaving the newspaper. In a lengthy resignation latter posted to her website, Weiss said she was quitting over what she described as the Times’ culture of censuring centrist and conservative opinions and claimed she faced “unlawful discrimination” and “hostile work environment” .
“The lessons that ought to gave followed the election – lessons about the importance of understanding other Americans, the necessity of resisting tribalism, and the centrality of the free exchange of ideas to a democratic society- have not been learned” she wrote “Instead, a new consensus has emerged in the press , but perhaps especially at this paper: that truth isn’t process of collective discovery , but an orthodoxy already known to an enlightened few whose job is to inform everyone else”
The controversial Bari Weiss leaves in the wake of what she recently Tweeted on June 4, She wrote :The civil war inside The New York Times between the (mostly young) wokes the (mostly 40+) liberals is the same one ragging inside other publications and companies across the country. The dynamic is always the same (thread) “
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