Jeffrey Toobin, longtime staff writer for The New Yorker, was fired from the esteemed publication on Wednesday. His dismissal comes after a high-profile suspension from the magazine because of an incident in which he reportedly exposed himself during a Zoom video call with colleagues in October.
“I am writing to share with you that our investigation regarding Jeffrey Toobin is complete, and as a result, he is no longer affiliated with our company,” Condé Nast’s chief people officer, Stan Duncan, wrote in a memo to employees, obtained by The Daily Beast. “I want to assure everyone that we take workplace matters seriously. We are committed to fostering an environment where everyone feels respected and upholds our standards of conduct.”
The disgraced journalist also took to social media to share the news. “I was fired today by @NewYorker after 27 years as a Staff Writer,” Toobin tweeted on Wednesday afternoon. “I will always love the magazine, will miss my colleagues, and wil