Will Lewis was tasked with cleaning up News Corp’s hacking scandal in Britain—and ex-colleagues say he threw them to the wolves to protect the powerful.
Lachlan Cartwright was editor at large for The Daily Beast from July 2021 to January 2024. From May 2018 to July 2021 he was a senior reporter and covered stories at the nexus of power, crime, celebrity and justice. He created and helmed the must-read media newsletter Confider and was formerly an executive editor at American Media Inc. Prior to that he was a column editor and reporter at the New York Daily News and before that a reporter at the New York Post and a reporter and news editor at The Sun in London.
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The Times has long wanted to move on from the 2020 scandal around Tom Cotton’s op-ed, but the editor who lost his job over it is apparently not ready to do so.
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The Daily News’ former City Hall reporter is suing the paper for gender discrimination, while a NY Times star’s efforts in the case has drawn all the chatter.
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