NYT’s Apologizes for Poll Asking If Ford’s Testimony Is Credible NYT’s Apologizes for Poll Asking If Ford’s Testimony Is Credible – NTK Network

NYT’s Apologizes for Poll Asking If Ford’s Testimony Is Credible

"We're sorry for this tweet. In retrospect, a Twitter poll is insensitive in light of the gravity of this hearing."

By NTK Staff | 09.27.2018 @12:46pm
NYT’s Apologizes for Poll Asking If Ford’s Testimony Is Credible

The New York Times was forced to issue a public apology Thursday after public backlash over a Twitter poll that asked whether people believed if Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony was credible.

Ford testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee about her allegations that Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh attempted to sexually assault her in the 1980s.

Shortly after Ford’s opening statement, the New York Times’ opinion Twitter account tweeted a poll asking people whether they believed if Ford was credible.

Twitter users erupted in outrage over this tweet:

The New York Times eventually deleted the tweet and issued the following apology:

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