New Yorker Fires Jeffrey Toobin After He Masturbated on a Zoom Call

The longtime New Yorker writer is out.
November 11, 2020, 10:09pm
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Longtime New Yorker writer Jeffrey Toobin was fired today, following an October VICE News report about his having masturbated on a video call between staff from the New Yorker and WNYC.

The news initially broke via a memo sent to staff at Condé Nast, which owns the New Yorker.

Toobin subsequently wrote that he had been fired.

This story will be updated with more information as we have it.