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  • New York Oct 15, 2019

    Farrow Details Lack of Enthusiasm at NBC for Weinstein Story

    In reporter Ronan Farrow’s account of his contentious divorce from NBC News, the more evidence he gathered on Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein’s alleged sexual misconduct, the less enthusiastic his bosses seemed to be. NBC’s decision to let Farrow take his work to the New Yorker magazine is widely regarded as one of the biggest mistakes in journalism in the past...

  • the New Yorker Sep 9, 2019

    Brown University Official Suspended Amid Jeffrey Epstein Gift Probe

    Brown University has placed a fundraising director on administrative leave following a report that accused him of participating in covering up disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein’s connections to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab. Brown spokesman Brian Clark told The Providence Journal on Sunday that Peter Cohen, director of development for computer and data science, is on leave pending a...

  • Florida Sep 8, 2019

    Director of MIT's Media Lab Steps Down Over Epstein Ties

    The director of a prestigious research lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology resigned Saturday, and the school’s president ordered an independent investigation amid an uproar over the lab’s ties to disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein. Joi Ito, director of MIT’s Media Lab, resigned from both the lab and from his position as a professor at the Cambridge school, university President...

  • San Francisco May 31, 2019

    Set in San Francisco, ‘Always Be My Maybe' Breaks Stereotypes With Authenticity

    Set in the streets of San Francisco, Netflix’s new original film “Always Be My Maybe” is a love letter to the city and while it’s not a mold-breaking romantic comedy, Ali Wong and Randall Park show Hollywood that Asian Americans don’t fit into any tiny box.

  • NBC May 20, 2019

    Game of Gaffes: Water Bottles Appear in ‘Game of Thrones' Finale After Coffee Cup Mistake

    “Game of Thrones” may be “A Song of Ice and Fire,” but it was plastic water bottles that stole the show in Sunday’s finale — just three weeks after what appeared to be a Starbucks cup showed up in the fantasy world.

  • director Jan 7, 2019

    'The Americans' Gets Going-Away Present From Globes

    The Golden Globes gave the FX series “The Americans” a going-away present by naming it the best television drama following the conclusion of its six-season run, leading the cast and creators to hold a group hug onstage.

  • CEO Dec 18, 2018

    CBS Denies Former CEO Les Moonves $120 Million Severance

    CBS announced Monday that former CEO Les Moonves will not receive his $120 million severance package after the board of directors concluded he violated company policy and was uncooperative with an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations. The decision, which came after a five-month outside investigation, capped the downfall of one of television’s most influential figures, the biggest entertainment powerbroker to...

  • CEO Dec 14, 2018

    CBS Settled With Actress Eliza Dushku Over ‘Bull' Star's Sexual Comments

    CBS reached a $9.5 million confidential settlement last year with actress Eliza Dushku after on-set sexual comments from Michael Weatherly, star of the network’s show “Bull,” made her uncomfortable when she was beginning a run as a recurring character. CBS confirmed the settlement Thursday night in a statement to The Associated Press. Dushku was written off the show after complaining...

  • aide Oct 31, 2018

    New Yorker Drops Plans to Interview Bannon at Festival

    Facing widespread outrage, The New Yorker has dropped plans to interview Steve Bannon during its festival next month. New Yorker editor David Remnick told The Associated Press in a statement shared Monday with the magazine’s staff that he had changed his mind. The former Donald Trump aide and ex-chairman of Breitbart News was supposed to be a featured guest during...

  • Twitter Oct 9, 2018

    Daniel Radcliffe's Newest Role: New Yorker Fact-Checker

    One morning two weeks ago, Brooklyn chef Justin Bazdarich’s phone rang. A fact-checker named “Dan” was calling from The New Yorker to corroborate information for an upcoming review of Bazdarich’s restaurant, Oxomoco. On the other line was Daniel Radcliffe — the former Boy Who Lived, preparing for a new role on Broadway. Radcliffe, who is best known for his titular...

  • JUDGE Oct 2, 2018

    Text Messages Suggest Kavanaugh Wanted to Refute Accuser's Claim Before it Became Public

    In the days leading up to a public allegation that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh exposed himself to a college classmate, the judge and his team were communicating behind the scenes with friends to refute the claim, according to text messages obtained by NBC News. Kerry Berchem, who was at Yale with both Kavanaugh and his accuser, Deborah Ramirez, has...

  • San Diego Sep 28, 2018

    Timeline of Allegations Against Kavanaugh Includes Rape Claim by Oceanside Jane Doe

    An alleged accusation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh from an anonymous person from Oceanside is part of a timeline of information and interviews received by the Senate Judiciary Committee regarding allegations of sexual misconduct against the nominee.

  • Sep 28, 2018

    Anonymous Oceanside Woman Accuses Kavanaugh of Rape

    NBC 7’s Mari Payton has details about the allegations made by the woman.

  • DONALD TRUMP Sep 26, 2018

    Many Unsure About Truth of Ford's Allegation Against Kavanaugh, Will Pay Attention to Senate Hearing: Poll

    Many Americans are unsure if they believe Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh or the first woman who accused him of sexual misconduct, Christine Blasey Ford, according to a new poll that also shows a majority are planning to tune into this week’s high-stakes Senate hearing on the allegations. The poll from NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist found 42 percent of Americans are unsure...

  • NBC Sep 24, 2018

    Second Woman Alleges Sexual Misconduct by Kavanaugh, This Time at Yale

    Days before Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is scheduled to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee to address Christine Blasey Ford’s allegations of sexual assault, a second woman has come forward alleging sexual misconduct. Deborah Ramirez, who attended Yale University with Kavanaugh, told The New Yorker that Kavanaugh pulled down his pants and exposed himself to her while they were...

  • NBC NEWS Sep 9, 2018

    6 More Women Accuse CBS's Les Moonves of Sex Misconduct: Report

    Six additional women accused CBS Corporation’s CEO Leslie Moonves on the record of sexual harassment or assault, bringing the total number of accusers to 12, and dozens more claim company tolerated sexual misconduct, The New Yorker reported on Sunday. The allegations detailed in the article allegedly took place between the 1980s and early 2000s, according to the magazine, which originally...

  • CEO Jul 31, 2018

    CBS Keeps Moonves in Place During Sexual Misconduct Inquiry

    CBS will keep CEO Les Moonves in place during an investigation of sexual misconduct charges against him, the company said. It will hire an outside counsel to conduct the probe. On Friday a New Yorker article quoted six women who accused Moonves of sexual misconduct over a span of three decades.

  • CEO Jul 28, 2018

    CBS to Investigate Allegations of ‘Personal Misconduct' Against CEO Leslie Moonves

    The CBS board of directors said on Friday that it will investigate allegations of “personal misconduct” against the network’s CEO, Leslie Moonves....
    The announcement came a few hours before The New Yorker published an article quoting six women who accused Moonves of harassment and intimidation, four of whom spoke on the record. Prior to the article’s publication, The Hollywood Reporter posted...

  • Trump May 10, 2018

    Samantha Bee Stings Back

    The “Full Frontal” comedian’s rejoinder to her one-time “superhero” guest Eric Schneiderman offered her most powerful segment yet – but underscored the perils of comedy that picks heroes.

  • San Diego May 9, 2018

    Trump, Madoff and Weinstein: A Look at Schneiderman's Notable Cases

    Eric Schneiderman, who took office as New York attorney general on Jan. 1, 2011, announced Monday that he would resign after four women accused him of being physically abusive. The accusations had led Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to call for an investigation. Early Tuesday, the Manhattan DA’s office confirmed it had opened an investigation. “Our office has opened...

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