‘Do NOT Trust Anyone In The Media’: Taylor Lorenz Attacks MSNBC Over Viral Interview


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Washington Post columnist Taylor Lorenz accused NBC News reporter and correspondent Morgan Radford for allegedly “mishandling” a story on abuse and harassment Tuesday.

Lorenz warned women to “stay away” from Radford and MSNBC after the NBC News reporter interviewed her in April about female journalists getting harassed online. The interview went viral as she began to sob while reading the hateful comments she received online and describing her “severe PTSD.”

No bigger regret in my career than making the mistake of thinking @MorganRadford knew how to accurately report on abuse/ harassment. Her complete mishandling of the story has led to immense fallout and months of abuse. I cannot warn women loudly enough to stay away from her/MSNBC,” she said. “Never did I think a fellow woman journalist would throw a colleague under the bus, especially one that purports to advocate for marginalized communities. It’s a reminder that cable news will always, above all else, exploit people for cheap views. They fundamentally do not care.”

She further claimed that women journalists should never trust the media to report on a harassment story accurately.

“Women journalists constantly ask me how to get their stories out, or whether they should do interviews. All I can say is do NOT trust anyone in the media to tell your story or report on harassment accurately, especially TV news people. They do not care about u or getting it right,” she said. (RELATED: ‘Very By The Book’: Taylor Lorenz Doubles Down On Doxxing Libs Of TikTok Owner)

The Washington Post columnist also claimed she received more harassment after the MSNBC segment aired, the New York Post reported.

Financial Times San Francisco correspondent Patrick McGee asked Lorenz about what exactly happened between her and Radford. The Washington Post columnist accused her of misgendering a colleague who appeared in the segment and “lied” and “misrepresented” her.

Lorenz has come under fire for revealing the identity of the Libs of TikTok owner who intended to remain anonymous in an April article titled, “Meet the woman behind Libs of TikTok, secretly fueling the right’s outrage machine.” The piece initially linked the user’s real estate page listing her full name and home address, which the outlet later removed. The piece alleged that the user talked about traveling to Washington D.C. to attend the “Stop the Steal” rally on January 6, 2021 and of attacking the LGBTQ community.

The Daily Caller reached out to Lorenz and MSNBC for comment.