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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 »

Sunday Times Fires Anti-Semitic, Holocaust Denying Columnist - The Jewish Press -

The Sunday Times has fired its columnist Kevin Myers for making reference to two highly paid female BBC presenters are Jewish. Writing in the Irish edition of the Times, Meyers said: “I note that two of the best-paid women presenters in the BBC ...and more »

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

The Sunday Times has been accused of antisemitism after it published an article in its Irish edition that suggested the BBC presenters Claudia Winkleman and Vanessa Feltz were well paid because they are Jewish. The Rupert Murdoch-owned newspaper ...and more »

Sunday Times of London Fires Writer Over Article Called Anti-Semitic - New York Times

DUBLIN — The Sunday Times of London has fired the writer of an op-ed article denouncing the campaign by women of the British Broadcasting Corporation for equal pay after the column sparked widespread accusations that it was anti-Semitic and ...and more »

Kevin Myers is just another product of the toxic controversy industry - The Guardian

Commenting on Vanessa Feltz and Claudia Winkleman's pay packages, Kevin Myers wrote 'Jews are not generally noted for their insistence on selling their talent for the lowest possible price.' Photograph: PA. At the weekend, many of us had the pleasure ...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 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 »

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

Vanessa Feltz said on BBC Radio London: 'I would have thought after all these years I'd be immune or used to it, but that's not at all how I felt. I felt extremely upset.' Photograph: Channel 5. Vanessa Feltz has said she felt “extremely upset” by a ...and more »