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Gannett fires top Free Press editor following Twitter controversy

Denis Finley, editor of the Burlington Free Press, left the company Monday evening.

Finley became embroiled in a community controversy last week based on a series of tweets about a Vermont proposal to add a third gender option to driver licenses. Upon review, it was determined that Finley had violated the company’s social media guidelines on a number of occasions.

Gannett leaders fired Finley on Monday evening after meeting with him.

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