Tag: New York Times

Brooklyn, New York, Homeowners

Black Homeowners in Gentrifying Brooklyn Neighborhoods at Risk of Fraud, New York Times Reports

Fraudsters in New York are taking advantage of the booming Brooklyn real-estate market, tricking homeowners into signing deeds that transfer the property to new owners — for a fraction of what the house is worth. The victims? Black homeowners living in rapidly-gentrifying neighborhoods. The New York Times published a story…

Jonathan Weisman

NYT Demotes Racist Editor Jonathan Weisman Instead of Firing

Deputy Washington Editor for The New York Times Jonathan Weisman has been demoted – but not fired – after he ignited fury on Twitter for racist tweets. In late July, Weisman deleted a tweet  after he suggested Democratic Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar were not truly from the Midwest and their colleague…

AOC: NYT Uses ‘Glamour Shot’ of Hope Hicks Compared to ‘Menacing Photos’ Posted of People of Color Who Are Victims

The New York Times published a story about how Trump’s former communications director Hope Hicks might respond to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler’s (D-N.Y.) recent subpoena for her to testify before Congress regarding findings by Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Nadler’s committee is investigating “obstruction of justice, public corruption and abuse…