NYT Reporters Blame NYT Social Media Team for Kavanaugh **** Up

Washington Free Beacon | 9/17/2019 | Graham Piro
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New York Times reporter Robin Pogrebin said the controversial initial tweet promoting her reporting on allegations of sexual misconduct against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh was a "misworded tweet" and that she did not intend for it to be published.

She excused the tweet during an appearance on ABC's The View by saying reporters are asked to draft tweets to go with their articles, and that "they don't always get used, they don't always get sent out, they often don't."

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The New York Times Opinion Twitter account initially tweeted out a link to Pogrebin and fellow Times reporter Kate Kelly's excerpt from their book, The Education of Brett Kavanaugh: An Investigation, and wrote, "Having a **** thrust in your face at a drunken dorm party may seem like harmless fun. But when Brett Kavanaugh did it to her, Deborah Ramirez says, it confirmed that she didn't belong in Yale in the first place."

The account then deleted the tweet and the paper apologized, calling the wording of the tweet "inappropriate and offensive."

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"Politico is now reporting, Robin, that you wrote that tweet. You can see how, whoever wrote it, it could be tough for people that have been sexually assaulted to read a...
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