Breitbart reporter, editor resign amid Trump controversy

Posted by on Mar 14, 2016 at 7:43 am

Breitbart reporter Michelle Fields and an editor have resigned amid the conservative website’s handling of an alleged assault of Fields by Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski.

“Today I informed the management at Breitbart News of my immediate resignation,” Fields said in a statement to BuzzFeed News. “I do not believe Breitbart News has adequately stood by me during the events of the past week and because of that I believe it is now best for us to part ways.”
Editor-at-large Ben Shapiro also announced his resignation, panning some of the website’s current leadership under the namesake of founder Andrew Breitbart, saying, “Andrew’s life mission has been betrayed.”

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