Sarah Jeong Bio
Sarah Jeong was born in 1988 in South Korea. She is an American journalist specializing in legal and technology topics. In 2018, Jeong joined the editorial board of The New York Times. She previously has written for The Verge and Vice’s Motherboard section and has also written articles for Forbes, the Guardian and The New York Times.
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30 Years old as of 2018
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“Oh man it’s kind of sick how much joy I get out of being cruel to old white men,” Jeong wrote in July 2014 in just one several messages that have gone viral after The New York Times appointed her into the editorial board on 1 August 2018.
Sarah Jeong Biography
Sarah Jeong attended the University of California Berkeley and Harvard Law School, where she was editor of Harvard Journal of Law & Gender.
Sarah Jeong Career
In March 2014 she launched with EFF activist Parker Higgins a periodic newsletter titled 5 Useful Articles that offered a wry take on intellectual property issues, current and historical. The newsletter went on hiatus in 2015. She writes on technology and internet culture, including a book, The Internet of Garbage, on online harassment and responses to it by media and online platforms.
In 2017, Forbes named Jeong to its “30 Under 30” media list.
Jeong was appointed to the New York Times editorial board on August 1, 2018.
Sarah Jeong Racially insensitive tweets
Sarah Jeong racially motivated tweets emerged after her appointment to the New York Time editorial board. Jeong The tweets include “Dumbass fucking white people marking up the internet with their opinions like dogs pissing on fire hydrants”, ” white men are bullshit …” , “oh man it’s sick how much joy I get out of being cruel to old white men”, and “I dare you to get on Wikipedia and play ‘Things white people can take credit for,’ it’s tough.”
The New York Times is however standing by its hiring of the tech writer Sarah Jeong despite several derogatory tweets. They released a statement on twitter;
Our statement in response to criticism of the hiring of Sarah Jeong. pic.twitter.com/WryIgbaoqg
— NYTimes Communications (@NYTimesPR) August 2, 2018
On 2 July 2018, Sarah Jeong released a statement trying to justify her tweets;
— sarah jeong (@sarahjeong) August 2, 2018
Here are some of the controversial Tweets by Sarah Jeong ;