The New York Post faced heavy criticism in the media industry, Thursday, for publishing a report on the sexual fetishes of a British woman who was murdered by a man who then placed her body in a suitcase and buried her in the woods.
The article, under the headline, “Killed backpacker Grace Millane was into choking, BDSM: court evidence,” was almost entirely about the private sexual fetishes of the victim, with detailed statements from others she had spoken to online.
— New York Post (@nypost) November 20, 2019
Journalists and others responded to the report, which received over 1,500 replies on Twitter against just over 180 likes, with disgust.
One reply from Jeva Lange, a critic for The Week, received over 133,000 likes and read, “I don’t know who needs to hear this but a woman being into choking and BDSM in no way explains why she was murdered.”
I don’t know who needs to hear this but a woman being into choking and BDSM in no way explains why she was murdered https://t.co/wJGRczcuyz
— Jeva Lange (@Jee_vuh) November 20, 2019
This is disgusting framing by the Post https://t.co/RRnBQQcFKS
— Yashar Ali 🐘 (@yashar) November 21, 2019
Nobody’s kink is being murdered. Shut up https://t.co/eZWPA6YUuU
— Deirdre (@figgled) November 21, 2019
If I get murdered please don’t publicize my fetishes
— Charles Bramesco (@intothecrevasse) November 20, 2019
Shame on you, you amoral, sensationalist, clickbaiting hacks.
— Geoffrey Miller (@primalpoly) November 21, 2019
— Lexi Alexander (@Lexialex) 21 November 2019
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