Senior Otago Daily Times journalist quits over buried story

A senior Otago Daily Times journalist who spent months trying to get what he believes is a “worthy story” published has quit in protest.

Late on Friday Chris Morris wrote an email to all staff at Allied Press, which publishes the Otago Daily Times.

That email confirmed he was quitting over the non-publication of a story and was soon followed by a tweet.

“Today, after six months bashing my head against a brick wall, trying without success to get a worthy story published, I quit my job at @odtnews in protest,” the tweet said. Read mmore

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