CNN Could Have Promoted a Person of Color To Replace White Masturbator Jeffrey Toobin. The Network Refused. Why?
CNN's alleged commitment to the cause of racial equity was significantly undermined last week when the network welcomed Jeffrey Toobin back to its airwaves.
The disgraced journalist, who was fired by the New Yorker in November 2020 for masturbating in front of his colleagues on a Zoom call, will continue in his role as CNN's chief legal analyst—at the expense of two qualified persons of color who were in the running to replace him.
CNN could have replaced Toobin by promoting senior legal analyst Laura Coates, a woman of color who has been with the network since...