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  • Jonah Lehrer resigns from The New Yorker after admitting fabrications

    By Danielle Berrin

    July 30, 2012 | 12:32 pm

    New Yorker editor David Remnick was rather precise when he said, “This is a terrifically sad situation.”

    He was referring to the resignation of one of his newly minted staff writers, L.A. native Jonah Lehrer, a preternaturally gifted thinker and writer and best selling author, who...

  • Celebrity Schadenfreude: Hating on the stars

    By Danielle Berrin

    July 6, 2012 | 11:55 am

    On the flight back from a recent trip to Italy, I took a slight flight risk and decided to watch Madonna’s critically maligned movie “W.E.”  Since I had not heard a single positive thing about it (save for Andrea Riseborough’s performance as Wallis Simpson) I was not...

  • Lehrer: Religion helps with self-control

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    June 8, 2012 | 8:04 pm

    Jonah Lehrer, who is joining the New Yorker as a staff writer, recently had an interesting op-ed in the Wall Street Journal in which he discussed two recent studies showing how religious conviction makes it much easier for people to do difficult things that they likely would never do...

  • Salvin Group Fights ADL

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    February 21, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    At least one issue left in the wake of the firing of David Lehrer has been resolved.

    On Wednesday, the New York headquarters of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) announced it had reached a settlement with Lehrer, whom ADL National Director Abraham Foxman fired last December in a move...

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