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IGN fires editor-in-chief Steve Butts, Peer Schneider to replace him

IGN’s editor-in-chief Steve Butts has been fired, the entertainment website has revealed to Kotaku. In a statement, general manager Mitch Galbraith said: “IGN initiated an investigation into alleged misconduct involving Steve Butts. As a result of the investigation, the company has appropriately determined to part ways with Mr. Butts.” This …

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IGN issues sexual assault statement after staff walkout

Entertainment media network IGN has released a statement addressing the sexual harassment scandal that enveloped it over the weekend. Kallie Plagge spoke up last week concerning allegations of sexual abuse against former editor Vince Ingenito. Her allegations were detailed on Twitter and in an interview with Kotaku. Ingenito issued a …

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NRG Esports fires Max Bateman following sexual assault allegations

NRG Esports has announced that manager Max Bateman has been fired after a Twitch streamer accused him of sexual assault. NRG CEO Andy Miller has confirmed that “Max Bateman will no longer be employed by the organization… in accordance with NRG ESports zero tolerance policy”. Streamer Dezaray Luna, who describes …

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