WSJ Opinion Page Editor Out Amid Conflict Over Trump

Feb 13, 2017

As reported by Rosie Gray in The Atlantic, ​The Wall Street Journal’s editorial features editor Mark Laswell "has left the paper following tensions over the section drifting in a pro-Donald Trump direction." Lasswell, who declined to comment for the story, has been replaced by James Taranto.

In other editorial shakeups, Matthew Belloni has taken over as editorial director for The Hollywood Reporter. He replaces Janice Min, who is leaving the magazine for a position with Eldridge Industries, the U.S. owner of that magazine, along with Billboard and TV production company Dick Clark Productions.

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