""Motorcyclist fired me--because Arai and Shoei didn't like a helmet-standards piece I wrote for the New York Times"
July 11, 2010 9:01 PM Subscribe
posted by aerotive (36 comments total)
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Last year long-time motorcycle journalist Dexter Ford wrote this article
for the NYT about helmet safety standards, a followup to his 2005 article "Blowing the Lid Off"
. Leaked emails
(pdf) reveal that helmet manufacturers/advertisers were none too pleased, ultimately resulting in Ford being fired. (via hellforleather
The hellforleather link is a great writeup, with much more background info.