Newsweek Guts Its Top Edit Staff Amid Legal Turmoil


Newsweek on Monday fired all of its top staff amid turmoil that has upended the newsroom just a week after it was reported that the company engaged in “fraudulent online traffic practices” to help secure an online ad buy from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

In a company meeting, several editors announced that the outlet had fired Editor in Chief Bob Roe, Executive Editor Ken Li and reporters Celeste Katz, Josh Saul, and International Business Times editor Josh Keefe.

Newsweek also sent staff home for the day.

Read more at The Daily Beast.



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