The New York Times fires writer Quinn Norton over Twitter posts just hours after being hired

Just hours after hiring Quinn Norton as the editorial board’s lead opinion writer on technology, The New York Times announced Tuesday evening that it had parted ways with the journalist over past controversial Twitter posts and her friendship with neo ...

Self-described 'friend' of neo-Nazis won't join the New York Times editorial board after outrage

Quinn Norton — whose previous work includes a lengthy essay sympathetic to the notorious neo-Nazi internet troll known as Weev — was supposed to join the newspaper as a “lead opinion writer on the power, culture and consequences of technology ...

New York Times hired Quinn Norton, then quickly unhired Norton who tweeted about befriending neo-Nazis

On Tuesday afternoon, the New York Times editorial board announced that it had hired journalist and essayist Quinn Norton as its lead opinion writer on the “power, culture and consequences of technology.” In the hours that followed, Norton indeed ...

Quinn Norton: New York Times fires writer hours after announcing her new job over tweets containing racist and homophobic slurs

A newly-hired writer at The New York Times lost her job only hours after it was announced she was joining the paper, over tweets that used racial and homophobic slurs and declared her friendship with a neo-Nazi. Quinn Norton was announced as the Times ...