He admitted he hadn't read it before OKing it for publication.
"The Times reported that Bennet said in a meeting with staff members that he had not read the essay before it was published. And the paper added an editor’s note to the top of the original column."
James Bennet stepped down following the opinion article that called for using the military against civil unrest.www.politico.com
Thats the edotors job, right, to read stuff before it gets published?
If it's accurate, print it.
If it's inaccurate and misinformation, why print it? THE NEW YORK TIMES IS NOT FOX NEWS
"The senator described looting in New York City as “carnivals for the thrill-seeking rich as well as other criminal elements,” and wrote that leftist antifa movement had infiltrated protest marches — which an earlier Times article had called misinformation."
You appear to be missing the point that op ed pieces are opinions, so I'm not sure that accuracy is the proper metric here because there will be differing opinions on social issues.
Did you see any of the looting videos in NYC? Hard to say what the net worth of the looters is from a video, but I seem to recall shots of people rolling up in MBZs and I think even a Bentley to pack the cars.