Washington Examiner Senior Editor Quits Over ‘Abusive’ Workplace

A senior editor quit the Washington Examiner this month after accusing management of failing to address complaints of sexual harassment and a toxic workplace environment, dealing another blow to the conservative outlet’s beleaguered editorial staff.

In a scathing resignation letter obtained by Mediaite, the editor accused leadership of enabling a climate of bullying and harassment from the outlet’s former managing editor, Toby Harnden, and ignoring instances of “abusive behavior” in the office.

Harnden was out at the Examiner last month after a colleague — who was himself fired after sharing a lewd video with staff — sent leadership screenshots and recordings of Harnden apparently making sexist and homophobic comments.

While Examiner editor in chief Hugo Gurdon claimed to have
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