Nine senior editors, two executive editors, one legal affairs editor, and one digital media editor resigned from The New Republic today, alongside 13 contributing editors.
The "mass resignation"—list below, via now-former contributing editor Ryan Lizza (who actually works for The New Yorker, from which he is not resigning)—comes in response to TNR owner Chris Hughes' decision to replace editor Frank Foer with former Gawker editor Gabriel Snyder.
BREAKING: Mass resignations just submitted at @TNR
Full list… pic.twitter.com/SdM0VPQ8Et
— Ryan Lizza (@RyanLizza) December 5, 2014
Never give a journalist an opportunity to Take A Stand. Unless maybe you want to clean house without all the messy firing.
Anybody who didn't quit TNR today deserves to be fired.
— Jacob Weisberg (@jacobwe) December 5, 2014
New Republic brand ambassadors haven't been this self-satisfied since the magazine was publishing racist pseudoscience on its cover! (Speaking of things to Take Stands over.)