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Newsweek Editors Accuse Owners of Firing Staffers Over Story About Investigation Into Company

In a blistering note to readers, Newsweek editors accused the magazine’s parent company of firing two editors and a political reporter in retaliation for a story about a legal investigation into the company. Editor Bob Roe, Executive Editor Ken Li and senior politics reporter Celeste Katz were all fired, according to a note Tuesday affixed to the story headlined titled “Why Is The Manhattan Da Looking at Newsweek’s Ties to a Christian University?” According to the note, Newsweek Media Group fired Li, Roe, and Katz “for doing their jobs,” and would have also fired reporters Josh Saul and Josh Keefe if an unnamed editor...

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