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Posts Tagged ‘Hugo Lindgren’

Andrew Goldman Suspended For Four Weeks Over Twitter Remarks

Writer Andrew Goldman has been suspended for four weeks at The New York Times Magazine following comments he made to novelist Jennifer Weiner. The paper has issued more specific guidelines for using social media.

You can read our complete story about the controversial Twitter exchange here. Goldman has since apologized to Weiner and his account has been removed from Twitter. Times public editor Margaret Sullivan wrote about Goldman’s Twitter comments last week, citing our Storify record and literary blogger Edward Champion‘s coverage of the incident.

Jennifer Weiner added a four-point response on Twitter. She began: “It was not anything I asked for. His apology seemed sincere. I would’ve been happy to let it end there.” We’ve embedded her complete response below…

 

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NYT Public Editor Responds to Andrew Goldman’s Twitter Comments To Jennifer Weiner

The New York Times public editor Margaret Sullivan has examined writer Andrew Goldman‘s Twitter comments to novelist Jennifer Weiner after she criticized his interview work at The New York Times Magazine.

You can read our complete story about the Twitter exchange here. Goldman has since apologized to Weiner and his account has been removed from Twitter.

UPDATE: Sullivan’s post has spawned a mountain of commentary, most of them linking to our Storify record of the complete Twitter exchange (embedded below). Some links, via the Morning Media NewsfeedPoynter / MediaWireNew York Observer, JezebelGawker, and Capital New York.

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Chuck Klosterman Named NYT Magzine’s New Ethicist

Chuck Klosterman, author of Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa PuffsEating the Dinosaur; and The Visible Man, is joining The New York Times Magazine as its new ethicist.

The Atlantic Wire broke the news yesterday after noticing a tweet from New York Times Magazine editor Hugo Lindgren. Klosterman then told The Atlantic Wire: “This is a job I’ve wanted for 10 years. I don’t claim to be more ethical than anyone else, or even more ethical than the average person. But I love thinking about these types of problems, and I’ll try to be interesting. We’ll see what happens.”

Lindgren wrote on The NY Times blog: “As for his ethical qualifications, anyone who has read Chuck’s work knows him as a writer who likes to confront, with great humor and wisdom, all manner of thorny questions and complicated characters — and who isn’t afraid of expressing his opinions about how things are and How They Should Be. Chuck wrote an exceptional series of tryout columns and expressed his desire for the job with a singular intensity. We expect his columns to be thoughtful, engaging, witty and, yes, helpful.”