New Yorker writers Ronan Farrow and Jane Mayer pushed back Monday against the New York Times’ coverage of the latest sexual-misconduct allegationsagainst Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
The Times reported Sunday that the reporters’ never confirmed “with other eyewitnesses” that Kavanaugh attended a Yale University dorm party where Deborah Ramirez claims he drunkenly exposed himself.
The paper said it interviewed “several dozen people” in a vain attempt to find someone with “firsthand knowledge” to corroborate Ramirez’s allegations.
The Times also said Ramirez contacted former classmates to see if they remembered the alleged incident — and told some she wasn’t sure it was Kavanaugh who exposed himself.
But in a Twitter post Monday, Farrow said it was “not accurate” for a Washington Post columnist to have tweeted that the Times “‘declined’ to publish” Ramirez’s claims, a story Farrow and Mayer broke online Sunday night.
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Source: New York Post