Dec 27, 2017
BuzzFeed White House reporter fired for alleged inappropriate comments
BuzzFeed News White House correspondent Adrian Carrasquillo was fired on Wednesday after an internal investigation into alleged inappropriate comments to a colleague, according to Business Insider.
A BuzzFeed spokesman told Business Insider: "We are saddened by these circumstances, but we take these issues extremely seriously...We're committed to ensuring that BuzzFeed remains a place where everyone is treated respectfully by his or her peers."
The big picture: BuzzFeed investigated Carrasquillo after his name appeared on a spreadsheet listing men in the media with unverified allegations against them, per Business Insider. Men from multiple outlets who appeared on the list have previously been fired.