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New Republic editor J.J. Gould resigns

Dec 03, 2018 - Washington Post Blogs

In a memo on Monday to staffers of the New Republic, editor in chief Win McCormack announced that J.J. Gould, editor of the storied opinion journal, had resigned, "effective immediately." "A search for an editor is now underway," noted McCormack, who bought the New Republic in 2016 from Facebook multimillionaire Chris Hughes. "In the meantime, please proceed as you have over the past month."

Reached by phone on Monday morning, Gould told the Erik Wemple Blog that he'd resigned "amicably" a...