WP’s Farhi on Williams firing: ‘Free speech does have consequences’

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"Getting fired for saying something your employer doesn't like is one of them," Paul Farhi tells his chat audience. "Just ask Rick Sanchez." The WP media writer adds: "I wonder: Would this flap have been less of a flap if [Juan] Williams had followed up his comments by saying, 'Of course, Bill, these are irrational fears and prejudices.'" || William Saletan: NPR should rehire him. || Williams discusses his firing.
> NPR: Not the first time we've had concerns about his comments

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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