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New York Times writer appears to encourage readers to boycott New York Times

A writer for the New York Times appeared on Friday to urge readers of the prominent newspaper to boycott it.

Responding to a tweet of one Times reader who argued that “an individual canceling a subscription does nothing,” Sarah Jeong, a Times opinion writer, said that the paper “does pay attention to subscriber cancellations.” She then went on to offer what appeared to be a defense of cancelling one’s subscription to the newspaper at which she works.

🔦 Jeong made headlines when she was hired by the Times last year, after tweets of hers surfaced in which she mocked and debased white people. The Times defended her hiring at the time.