Media Criticism

Editorial Writer Says He Was Fired for Anti-Obama Sentiment

The Chattanooga Times Free Press claims it was for unauthorized headline-editing


It's not exactly breaking news that Obama is a disaster in all sorts of ways, but especially his economic policies.

You're not supposed to say so, though. Which is why Drew Johnson, the opinion page editor of the Times Free Press, just tweeted this:

I just became the first person in the history of newspapers to be fired for writing a paper's most-read article.

— Drew Johnson (@Drews_Views) August 1, 2013