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The New Republic Publisher Takes Leave After Harassment Allegations

Hamilton Fish V, the publisher of The New Republic, is taking a leave of absence from running the century-old magazine pending an investigation into allegations that he behaved inappropriately with female staff members. In an email sent by the magazine’s owner, Win McCormack, Fish’s leave “concerns relate specifically to interactions between Ham Fish and a number of women employees.” McCormack pledged an “immediate” investigation into the allegations.