The paper has published a raft of new articles about former Trump strategist Steve Bannon, each betraying a dubious understanding of free speech.
A new report from The New Yorker indicates Republicans were made aware of the accusations last week and called for a committee vote anyway.
The Supreme Court nominee's statement comes after Sen. Dianne Feinstein, top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, said she notified federal investigators about information she received but won't disclose publicly.
Jeff Fager's firing is "not directly related" to allegations made against him in a New Yorker article, according to the president of CBS News, who says the dismissal resulted from a text message that Fager sent to a reporter covering the story.
The Breitbart co-founder had been scheduled to speak at the magazine's annual ideas festival.
The probe is announced after Les Moonves was the subject of a New Yorker story detailing sexual misconduct allegations.