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From Think Progress:

Will’s column is syndicated in newspapers across the country by the Washington Post, which bills him as “the most influential writer in America.” The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, which has published Will’s column for a number of years, has had enough. In a message today to readers, the paper announced they were dropping Will from their paper and apologized for running his column on sexual assault:

The change has been under consideration for several months, but a column published June 5, in which Mr. Will suggested that sexual assault victims on college campuses enjoy a privileged status, made the decision easier. The column was offensive and inaccurate; we apologize for publishing it.

http://thinkprogress.org/...

This is awesome news - "we apologize for publishing it"!

It bears noting that the Post-Dispatch was started by Joseph Pulitzer and is one of the largest papers in the Midwest. Getting shit-canned by them has got to sting.

Link to the Post-Dispatch article announcing the move:
http://www.stltoday.com/...
(h/t melvynny)

Originally posted to Animal Nuz on Wed Jun 18, 2014 at 05:46 PM PDT.

Also republished by This Week in the War on Women.

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