Taylor Lorenz is an American journalist who was born in New York City and grew up in Old Greenwich, Connecticut.
She began her college career at the University of Colorado Boulder before moving to Hobart and William Smith College, where she received her bachelor’s degree in political science.
Lorenz has indicated that she became interested in online culture after using the social media platform Tumblr to create a blog in her early twenties.
Lorenz began working at The New York Times in September of this year. She formerly worked for the Daily Mail as Global Head of Social Media, The Hill as a senior editor and director of new platforms, and Business Insider, The Atlantic, and The Daily Beast as a technology and culture journalist.
Lorenz is a culture and technology reporter for the New York Times, where he covers social media trends and young people’s internet habits.
What Did Taylor Lorenz Do To Libs Of TikTok?
Reporter Taylor Lorenz published an expose in which she named Chaya Raichik to be the user behind a popular social media account that regularly targets liberals and accuses teachers of allegedly “grooming” and “indoctrinating” children on LGBT rights.
While the majority of the conversation surrounding her story was on the “damage” she allegedly caused Raichik, Lorenz expressed hope that readers would see the wider picture of her reporting and the real-life impact Raichik’s anonymous remarks had on ordinary people.