The Comeuppance of Jeffrey Toobin – But Where Is CNN?


This reeks of male privilege. When your job is to weigh facts and render conclusions that shape public opinion, one’s own judgment should matter

I’d been trying to avoid the train wreck that is Jeffrey Toobin, but like any good crash it keeps drawing me back in horrified fascination.

Let’s face it, any headline that combines the words “The New Yorker” and “masturbation” is hard to resist. And at the same time, the story promises such a cringe-fest that I didn’t really want to know the details.

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Sharon Waxman

Sharon Waxman, is the founder, CEO and Editor in Chief of TheWrap. She is an award-winning journalist and best-selling author, and was a Hollywood correspondent for The New York Times. Twitter: @sharonwaxman