As predicted, Cathy Newman and her colleagues at Channel 4 News are trying to spin criticisms of her woefully unsuccessful attempt at tarnishing Jordan Peterson’s reputation, into a sob story about perfectly valid criticisms being evidence of misogyny. Well, boo hoo. Her cynical and unprofessional interviewing techniques deserved strong language in response, and got it, in spades. Our thanks to Stu for pointing out she’s retweeted a colleague’s comments this afternoon:
@Channel4News onscreen journalists expect to be held to account for their journalism but the level of vicious misogynistic abuse, nastiness, and threat to @cathynewman is an unacceptable response to a robust and engaging debate with @jordanbpeterson.
Such is the scale of threat we
@Channel4News are having to get security specialists in to carry out an analysis. I will not hesitate to get the police involved if necessary. What a terrible indictment of the times we live in. [J4MB: Cathy Newman is a terrible indictment of the times we live in. She should be fired.]