Ruth Bader Ginsburg Reportedly Canceled Her New Republic Subscription

December 12, 2014 1:28 p.m.

In the wake of a major shakeup at the top of The New Republic’s editorial masthead, more than 30 current and former editors vocally dissociated themselves from the distinguished liberal magazine.

But this may be the most high-profile burn yet.

The New Yorker’s Ryan Lizza reports that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg “sent a private note to one of the departing editors telling him that she had cancelled her subscription” this week.

Ginsburg toasted the magazine at its 100th anniversary gala just last month.

The ruckus was raised after TNR owner Chris Hughes hired a replacement for former editor Franklin Foer. The magazine also announced it would cut the amount of print issues it publishes each year from 20 to 10 and move its headquarters from Washington to New York City, all in the service of building a “vertically integrated media company.”

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