How MSNBC’s Joy Reid got caught in the perfect media outrage storm
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MSNBC host Joy Reid has been caught up in the outrage machine for days now because of a series of posts she is supposed to have made more than a dozen years ago on her now-defunct blog. The posts, publicized as homophobic by Mediaite,follow a previous round of old posts for which Reid apologized.
The debate has grown, with PFLAG withdrawing an award it was going to give Reid and the Daily Beast “going to hit pause” on Reid’s column for the site. Reid is now under full-fledged siege from a variety of sources, with speculation growing that her days at MSNBC are numbered. The perfect media storm is the confluence of a number of events, to which Reid herself has contributed. MORE…