Skip to comments.Reporter Quits Yahoo (says Free Republic hosts child porn)
Posted on 09/22/2010 6:59:33 PM PDT by remaxagnt
Yahoo News editor Andrew Golis says star reporter John Cook is quitting to re-join Gawker because "he prefers the license Gawker gave him to add his opinions into his reporting to the scale and credibility Yahoo! News could offer."
John tells AOL's Jeff Bercovici that's hogwash.
He says he quit Yahoo because they censored him like crazy.
In one instance, Cook was forced to bowdlerize a quotation from New York Times reporter James Risen; he was told that referring to masturbation, even euphemistically, was unacceptable. On similar grounds, he was prohibited from writing about the conservative website Free Republic hosting child pornography. Most glaringly, he was told that a proposed story on the Obama Administration raising the salary of White House staffers by 9% lacked the necessary balance; it was killed
Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/john-cook-left-yahoo-because-they-wouldnt-let-him-write-about-masturbation-big-white-house-salaries-and-the-free-republics-child-porn-problem-2010-9#ixzz10JTtgHyk
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This needs to be adressed!!
Possible law suit against this guy?
Huh???? Is this guy on drugs?
Is there a libel suit in order here?
It was a long time ago, stupid Salon.com reporter admitted creating accounts and posting links to see ‘how long they would last’. They wrote an article on how they did it and even included screen shots of creating the accounts.
In other words, a troll documenting their trolling and blaming it on the site they trolled.
Must have been before I started lurking here, I don't remember that period at all.
A charge that it patently false.
it = is
“Huh???? Is this guy on drugs?”
All Marxist have to be on drugs.
It’s already been addressed:
mantratx on Sep 22, 7:57 PM said:
“This guy is pretty slimy. He admitted in his Daily KOS journal he added kiddie porn links to profile pages on the website “Free Republic” to play a game and test how long they would last. He then wrote an article accusing the site of hosting those links.. Real slimy fella.”
Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/john-cook-left-yahoo-because-they-wouldnt-let-him-write-about-masturbation-big-white-house-salaries-and-the-free-republics-child-porn-problem-2010-9#ixzz10JVVo6sp
oh i no its false!!!!! love free republic been here for awhile now. just shows how nuts people are. good for yahoo for firing the guy
Free Republic hosting child pornography.
Huh???? Is this guy on drugs?
Most likely. He’s a libtard.
I remember a little bit about it back when I was a noob in 03 or so.
The article makes it sound like it's a fact that FR hosts child pornography and the issue is he's not allowed to write about it!
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