Editor of the New York Evaluation of Books Ian Buruma is out on the publication following swift backlash over a self-serving essay by Jian Ghomeshi, a Canadian former radio host who was accused of sexual assault and battery by greater than 20 ladies.
Buruma advised Slate final week, “This appeared like a narrative that was price listening to — not essentially as a protection . . . however it’s an angle on a difficulty that’s clearly crucial and that I felt had not been uncovered very a lot.”
Reps confirmed Buruma, who took the job final Could, “is now not the editor,” however didn’t say if he resigned or was dismissed.
Ghomeshi was acquitted of sexual-assault costs.
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