Responds by saying USA Today is racist.
A race and inclusion editor was fired by USA Today after she falsely blamed the Boulder supermarket shooting on white people.
Its always an angry white man. Always, tweeted Hemal Jhaveri on Monday evening immediately after news of the shooting broke.
The gunman was named the next day as 21-year-old Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, a migrant from Syria.
Hi friends. Some news, tweeted Jhaveri earlier today. I am no longer working at For The Win and USA TODAY. Heres what happened.
Hi friends. Some news.
In a Medium piece about her dismissal, Jhaveri explains that even after seeing a picture of the shooter, she tweeted a dashed off over-generalization about the culprit.
It was a careless error of judgment, sent at a heated time, that doesnt represent my commitment to racial equality, Jhaveri said. I regret sending it. I apologized and deleted the tweet.
In Jhaveris world, racial equality apparently means blaming an entire race of people for the actions of one violent Islamist.
However, Jhaveri thinks that her firing wasnt specifically in relation to that tweet, but to others in which she was publicly naming whiteness as a defining problem. She also referenced a 2017 tweet in which she called out a reporters white privilege as another reason for her dismissal.
My previous tweets were flagged not for inaccuracy or for political bias, but for publicly naming whiteness as a defining problem, Jhaveri said. That is something USA TODAY, and many other newsrooms across the country, can not tolerate.
The now unemployed journalist also claimed she was the victim of racist microaggressions carried out by majority white USA Today staff during her 8 year run with the media outlet.......
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How to explain this? Isn't USA Today still a ghastly commie-jew hate rag? Get what Instauration said about the paper's founder -- enlarge and jiggle the text image to read it ezily, and enjoy the feast of 1990 news and comment surrounding it:
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