Over a yr after the ouster of the outlet’s high editor amid misconduct accusations, negativity stays
Leisure Weekly, which fired its high editor a yr in the past amid complaints about his racist and sexist feedback, is reeling from a brand new set of workers complaints, this time a couple of lack of editorial management and — as a bombshell e mail despatched to high editors alleged — declining requirements that the writer claims have “made a joke” of the publication.
Signed by “the elephant within the room,” the inner e mail despatched to high editors in early January and obtained by TheWrap stated the “writing at EW has gone downhill.” “Sure, web page hits are vital,” reads the e-mail despatched to editor-in-chief Mary Margaret and no less than a half-dozen different staffers on the outlet, which features a month-to-month print journal in addition to a web site. “However persons are finally going to tune out if articles are poorly written. The out of context clickbait titles, posting out of context quotes… and movie evaluations that sound like paid-for PR items from studios fully make a joke of our journal and leisure journalism.”
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