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BuzzFeed FIRES White House Correspondent After Allegations of Inappropriate Comments

Posted on 27 December 2017

Another one bites the dust. BuzzFeed fired its White House correspondent Wednesday following allegations of inappropriate comments to a coworker. 

Business Insider reports:

Adrian Carrasquillo was let go following an internal investigation, a representative told Business Insider on Wednesday. […]

Last month, BuzzFeed News began investigating several of its staffers after their names appeared on a Google spreadsheet titled “S****y Media Men” that was being passed around media circles. It listed unverified allegations against men in the media and publishing industries. Carrasquillo’s name appeared on a version of the list seen by Business Insider.

The former White House correspondent was fired on Wednesday after a new complaint came to light that included evidence of inappropriate comments he’d sent to a coworker.

“We are saddened by these circumstances, but we take these issues extremely seriously,” a BuzzFeed spokesperson told Business Insider

“We’re committed to ensuring that BuzzFeed remains a place where everyone is treated respectfully by his or her peers.”

“In responding to a complaint filed last week by an employee, we learned that Adrian violated our Code of Conduct by sending an inappropriate message to a colleague,” the spokesman added.

“This followed a reminder about our prohibition against inappropriate communications.”

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