A former vice contributor, who asked not to be quoted because of an NDA, told the Daily Beast: “If older men, senior reporters or managers connected with young journalists after young journalists [my manager], they would shrug their shoulders and say, `Well, not a traditional work environment.`” According to the Times, the key term – “work environment” – offered some women not to object to inappropriate employee behavior that makes them uncomfortable. Earlier this year, the company reached an agreement with Martina Veltroni, a former employee who claimed her boss took revenge on her after having sex, including accusations, according to people briefed on the deal and documents seen by the Times. . . .