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Former Boston Globe Employee Responds to Paper's Lawsuit



    Former Boston Globe Employee Responds to Paper's Lawsuit
    FILE - Boston Globe via Getty Images
    BOSTON - APRIL 14: Editor Brian McGrory and members of the newsroom applaud after The Boston Globe was awarded a Pulitzer prize for Breaking News for their coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings, April 14, 2014. McGrory has been accused of sending inappropriate text messages to a former employee, which prompted the Globe to file a lawsuit against her in an effort to make her reveal more information. (Photo by Jessica Rinaldi for The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

    The former Boston Globe employee who has accused the newspaper's top editor of sending her inappropriate text messages says the paper is now trying to intimidate and silence her.

    Hilary Sargent, a former editor for, last month tweeted a screenshot of a text exchange she said occurred between her and Brian McGrory in which she says McGrory asked her what she wears when she writes.

    McGrory denied the allegations and the Globe filed a lawsuit against Sargent to make her to reveal more information about the texts.

    In her response Tuesday, Sargent says she is "reasonably" cooperating and it "makes no sense" for the Globe to press her for details on texts and emails it can obtain from McGrory.

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    McGrory's attorney says his client has turned them over.

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