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Globe Drops Suit Against Ex-Staffer Who Made #MeToo Claim

Law360 (June 11, 2018, 7:55 PM EDT) -- The Boston Globe LLC dropped its lawsuit in Massachusetts state court Monday seeking information from a former staffer who publicly claimed the newspaper’s editor sent her a sexually suggestive text message after the woman acknowledged their past relationship and said she wasn’t certain the message came during her employment.

The Globe filed a notice with the court Monday stating it is voluntarily dismissing its action against Hilary Sargent, who once edited the venerable news organization’s Boston.com website.

Sargent had posted a screenshot of the text message...
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