Who Gets To Be Editor-In-Chief of ‘Teen Vogue’?

Jennifer Chan
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Alexi McCammond landed a dream job: editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue, an idolized fashion magazine that many of us grew up taping to our bedroom walls. In its 2021 iteration, the now-digital publication is prized for its inclusive, progressive content that spans Title IX politics to spring collections. At only 27 years-old, McCammond would’ve been one of the youngest editors-in-chief in Condé Nast history, and as a Black woman, one of too-few people of color to occupy the top job. But shortly after the company announced her appointment, the fairytale promptly ended.

A torrent of outrage ensued over a slew of McCammond’s past remarks: In 2011, the Axios reporter tweeted racist quips like “Now...

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