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G/O Media just laid off 15 members of its video staff

G/O Media just laid off members of its video team, according to an internal memo reviewed by Business Insider. Multiple sources said 15 staffers were let go. G/O Editorial Director Jim Rich said in an email to staff that the decision came after “two months” of conversations with editorial heads, […]
G/O Media just laid off 15 members of its video staff
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G/O Media just fired a Black Muslim travel writer for leaving the country. The reporter has worked abroad for years and has written that she left to protect her son from police violence.

G/O Media fired LifeHacker travel writer Imani Bashir for leaving the country, according to the company’s union. Bashir has lived in four different countries in the last decade and has written for multiple news sources about frequently working abroad, including The New York Times. Bashir, who the union said was […]
G/O Media just fired a Black Muslim travel writer for leaving the country. The reporter has worked abroad for years and has written that she left to protect her son from police violence.
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G/O Media fired a queer employee of colour who wore crop tops, shorts, and heels to work, violating a brand-new dress code that others say they routinely violated without being punished

This story is for Business Insider subscribers. For a brief period, we’re making it widely available. For more information on a subscription to Business Insider, click here. Business Insider spoke with 10 current and former employees at G/O Media. They felt that a newly instituted dress code was hostile to […]
G/O Media fired a queer employee of colour who wore crop tops, shorts, and heels to work, violating a brand-new dress code that others say they routinely violated without being punished