Culture, Politics

Really: WaPo Reporter Says She Got PTSD From Mean Tweets

Accused “crybully” Taylor Lorenz said she has suffered “severe PTSD” from being “a journalist” and broke down in an MSNBC interview on Friday.

On Friday’s Meet the Press Daily show on MSNBC, host Chuck Todd briefly discussed government statistics about online harassment and women, before turning it over to correspondent Morgan Radford to do a direct interview with The Washington Post columnist Lorenz who covers technology and online culture.

The former New York Times tech reporter cried in the segment about mean tweets sent to her. The interview cites a study that says criticism about Lorenz’s work from high-profile media personalities led to an uptick of backlash against her. Read more…

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