New York Times drops Razib Khan

Razib Khan Let Go by New York Times

Politico reports that the Times let the recently hired writer go after reports of his racist work

by #teamEBONY, March 20, 2015

New York Times drops Razib Khan

New York Times drops Razib Khan

The New York Times has terminated its contract with one of its new online opinion writers after a Gawker article highlighted the writer's previous association with racist publications, according to that writer's Twitter account.

Razib Khan, a science blogger and a doctoral candidate in genomics and genetics at the University of California, Davis, was one of 20 writers who signed contracts with the Times to write for the paper's online opinion section.

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