Father of ‘Distressed Baby’ Leaves AOL/Huffington Post

The AOL logo is posted on a sign in front of the AOL Inc. offices on February 7, 2011 in Palo Alto, California.
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Although CEO Tim Armstrong eventually apologized for blaming two “distressed babies” for (since-reversed) cuts to the company’s benefits, the damage was done. Peter Goodman, executive business editor and global news editor at The Huffington Post, whose wife Deanna Fei wrote about the troubled birth of the couple’s baby girl after Armstrong’s comments, is taking a new job as editor-in-chief of the International Business Times. “That was a really painful moment for my family and that’s been talked about,” Goodman told the Times, “but that is not where my head is focused today.”

Father of ‘Distressed Baby’ Leaves AOL/HuffPost