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Sunday Times drops Kevin Myers and apologises for offensive article - Irish Times

Columnist Kevin Myers will no longer write for The Sunday Times following the publication of a piece on Sunday containing offensive remarks about Jewish people . In a statement released on Sunday a spokesman for the newspaper said he “ will not write ...and more »

There's more to Kevin Myers than his errors of judgment - Irish Times

When he left The Irish Times in May 2006 Kevin Myers' departure was marked by sundry letters of unseemly joy. One read: “Free at last! Free at last! Thank God Almighty, we are free at last! . . .” A more restrained reader wrote: “Please allow me to ...and more »

Jewish Council in Ireland comes to defence of Kevin Myers - Irish Times

Branding Kevin Myers as either an anti-Semite or a Holocaust denier was “an absolute distortion of the facts”, according to the Jewish Representative Council of Ireland. The council, which speaks for the 2,557-strong Irish Jewish Community, came to the ...and more »

Fintan O'Toole: Kevin Myers broke the only rule that matters - Irish Times

When it is hard to say whether the anti-Semitic tropes are more appalling than the misogynistic stereotypes, the actual construction of the sentences in Kevin Myers's column in Sunday's Irish edition of the Sunday Times seem rather a moot point. But ...and more »

Sunday Times accused of antisemitism over column on BBC pay - The Guardian

Kevin Myers will not write for Sunday Times Ireland again after suggesting Vanessa Feltz and Claudia Winkleman earned more because they were Jewish. Robert Booth. Sun 30 Jul 2017 07.25 EDT Last modified on Mon 27 Nov 2017 14.18 EST. Share on ...and more »

One of the BBC's highest-paid stars just slapped down a 'blatantly racist' Sunday Times column about her that got ... - Business Insider UK

One of the BBC's best-paid stars has criticised a "blatantly racist" column about her, which suggested she earns a large salary because she is Jewish. Vanessa Feltz, a presenter on BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio London, was noted alongside Claudia ...and more »

Sunday Times antisemitism row: Vanessa Feltz 'extremely upset' - The Guardian

Paper under fire over column that suggested the BBC Radio London presenter and Claudia Winkleman were well paid because they are Jewish. Jamie Grierson and Henry McDonald. Mon 31 Jul 2017 13.39 EDT First published on Mon 31 Jul 2017 05.58 ...and more »

Sunday Times editor apologizes to Jewish leader over 'antisemitic' article - The Jerusalem Post

The editor of The Sunday Times, Martin Ivens, apologized to a British Jewish community leader in a phone call after an opinion column sparked accusations of antisemitism and a horrified backlash from readers. The column by Irish journalist Kevin Myers ...and more »

I'm not shocked by Kevin Myers' anti-Semitic comment – as a Jew I hear this type of remark all too often - The Independent

“Jews are not generally noted for their insistence on selling their talent for the lowest price possible” writes Kevin Myers for the Irish edition of the Sunday Times. Shocked? Outraged that a comment like this could pass through the hands of editors ...and more »

Vanessa Feltz attacks 'anti-Semitic' Sunday Times column: 'How was this printed in the first place?' - The Independent

BBC presenter Vanessa Feltz has described the Sunday Times column suggesting she and Claudia Winkleman earned more because they were Jewish as “obviously racist”. Speaking on the breakfast show she presents for BBC Radio London, Feltz said she ...and more »