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Gawker Gets Another Story Completely Wrong

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  • Gawker wrote: “University of Austin professor Thomas Chatterton Williams had a busy night in Austin, Texas this past Saturday. The Harper’s letter author took a break from teaching these boys about Black male autobiography to snap some Instagram Stories from the premiere of Alex’s War, a documentary about Alex Jones’s years-long crusade to find out why Richard Linklater stopped casting him in movies.”
  • Chatterton took to Twitter to say it never happened, prompting this correction at the top of the piece:
  • Update: On Monday, we were tipped off that Thomas Chatterton Williams attended this premiere. Unfortunately, we were wrong. We apologize for the error. Original post below….

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