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No surprise that Jonah Lehrer’s Aug. 22 Earlham College speech — co-sponsored by an “Ethics Endowed Fund” — is canceled. ( Jonah Lehrer “is one of the most talented, hard-working, meticulous, and careful writers I’ve edited.” ( Shepard Smith mentions “National Day of Intolerance” – an apparent slam of Chick-Fil-A Appreciation Day. … Read More
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Jonah Lehrer apologizes, makes everyone angrier

Industries / Media : Media Wire (2 years ago)

The Washington Post | The Atlantic Wire | BuzzFeed | The Week | New York | Slate | Flavorwire | Forbes Jonah Lehrer’s speech Tuesday at a Knight Foundation seminar “turned out to be significantly more about himself than … Read more Read Post

After fabricating Bob Dylan quotes, Jonah Lehrer resigns from the New Yorker

Media / Media Industry News : (2 years ago)

Science writer Jonah Lehrer is resigning from his position as a staff writer at the New Yorker, following the discovery by Tablet magazine that Lehrer fabricated Bob Dylan quotations in his bestselling book "Imagine." Lehrer's publi... Read Post

Jonah Lehrer Was Going To Give A Speech On Ethics. It’s Canceled, Obviously.

Industries / Media : Mixed Media (2 years ago)

Jonah Lehrer's fabrications have already cost him his gig at The New Yorker and an unknown number of future book sales, and now they're cutting into his lucrative sideline as a speaker. Among the gigs he has lost: speaking to colleg... Read Post

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