High noon for Hook: A US perspective

Hook has every right to say what he says, but the station does not have to employ him, says former New York Times public editor

Media suspensions and firing happening more frequently in US in social media age

The partiesprotesting about George Hook’s remarks about rape are right to do so, according to the former New York Times public editor Margaret Sullivan.

“There’s really nothing to investigate,” said Sullivan, whose four-year tenure at the Times ended last year. “I read the comments carefully, and I always try to put myself in people’s place, but you can’t get away from the fact that he was blaming her, and blaming women, for being ...