On Monday, November 4, The FADER parted methods with its Head of Content material, Eric Sundermann, a spokesperson for the publication has confirmed to Pitchfork. The choice comes simply days after after allegations of sexual misconduct have been made towards Sundermann on Twitter.
“Eric Sundermann’s employment with The FADER was terminated yesterday following a immediate inner investigation into allegations that senior executives have been made conscious of over the weekend,” the spokesperson for the Fader stated in a press release. The spokesperson supplied no remark when requested by Pitchfork if the tweets prompted the investigation.
In September, The FADER celebrated its 20th anniversary with special issues and a vinyl record. Sundermann joined The FADER in December 2018, quickly after the publication let go of a number of employees members together with the Editor-in-Chief of the journal. The position of Editor-in-Chief has not been changed since Sundermann’s appointment as Head of Content material. He was beforehand the Editor-in-Chief at Noisey.
Pitchfork has reached out to Eric Sundermann and The FADER’s president and writer Andy Cohn for additional remark.