Last week, Boston.com's story on a Harvard Business School professor who waged war on a local Chinese restaurant because of a $4 overcharge went viral.
So the website followed up with more juicy scoops. It reported the professor, Ben Edelman, had previously berated management at another sushi bar. In another article, it reported the professor escalated his campaign against the restaurant with an email that contained a racial slur. But Edelman denied writing the racially charged email, and the website took down the story because it couldn't verify that he was the sender.
Now it appears Boston.com is taking the editor who wrote the articles, Hilary Sargent, down a peg as well.
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