Candappa will return to IB Times/Newsweek
Dayan Candappa, the global editor in chief at International Business Times, will return to his job next week after the company investigated allegations of sexual harassment, reports Rossalyn Warren of BuzzFeed.
Warren reports, “In an email sent to staff on Friday afternoon, management informed employees Candappa will be returning to his role on Feb. 12.
“Newsweek Media Group say their independent external law firm did a ‘thorough investigation’ and ‘did not find evidence to substantiate the reported allegations of sexual harassment during his tenure with his previous employer,’ Reuters.
“Newsweek also said ‘the investigation found that Candappa has conducted himself in a professional manner at Newsweek Media Group.’
“Candappa, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, and a spokesperson for Newsweek didn’t immediately return a request for comment.
“In an exclusive report published Jan. 29, BuzzFeed News found Reuters removed Dayan Candappa from his role as Americas editor after a senior reporter complained to Reuters management about being sexually harassed by Candappa.”
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