Newsweek’s Top Editors and a Reporter Let Go Amid Turmoil

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A staff shake-up at Newsweek is the latest upheaval at the storied publication.

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Less than a week after both the chairman and finance director of Newsweek Media Group stepped down, several of the publication’s top editors and reporters are also out. While some were let go, at least one has resigned.

Bob Roe, editor in chief of Newsweek since August, and Ken Li, the publication’s executive editor, were dismissed Monday. It’s not clear yet why they were let go.

Celeste Katz, who had been reporting on a Manhattan District Attorney’s office probe of the Newsweek Media Group, was also dismissed. “I’ll sleep well tonight … and I’m looking for a job!” she tweeted late Monday. Another reporter who had been looking into the company, Josh Keefe, tweeted, “I have not been fired, although that was very clearly the plan.”

Matthew Cooper, who’s worked twice for Newsweek, first in the 1990s and again since 2014, resigned. “I’ve never…