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Four Democratic Candidates Call On DNC To Ensure That Comcast Orders Independent Investigation Of NBC News

Four 2020 Democratic candidates — Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) — have signed on to a letter calling on the Democratic National Committee to ensure that Comcast orders an independent investigation of sexual harassment and misconduct claims at NBC News. 492 more words

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Book Review : Ronan Farrow's Catch and Kill

Some books you read because you need to.

Ronan Farrow’s Catch And Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators was for me, one of those books you just need to read. 1,243 more words

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Katie Couric Says Matt Lauer 'Ultimately Turned Out to Be Two Very Different People'

Katie Couric discussed Matt Lauer, the Me Too movement and female leadership in business at the Dress for Success annual Women Who Inspire breakfast in New York City on Wednesday. 880 more words

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NBC News Digital Journalists Make Bid for Union

A group of digital journalists at NBC News have asked the company to recognize their efforts to unionize, the latest sign of strife at the NBCUniversal operation to break out as it grapples with accusations of how it has handled recent employee matters… 665 more words

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Megyn "I'll fight for you" Kelly... Unless they pay me $30 million to keep quiet.

Yes. This is a subject that riles me up. I just read an article in us magazine from the library on my kindle. In it Megyn Kelly appears to be trying to re-brand herself as the champion of women fighting the #metoo battle. 331 more words

NBCU to Release Former NBC News Staffers From Confidentiality Agreements

NBCUniversal said Friday night it would release former NBC News staffers who believe they were sexually harassed from confidentiality and non-disparagement arrangements, a sign that the company continues to grapple with allegations made against it in the recent Ronan Farrow book, “Catch and Kill.” 726 more words

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From Sutter to Lauer, Hollywood Sees a Flurry of Letters From the Edge (Column)

Let’s talk about the whacked-out letters that hit the media sphere in the past eight days.

One was that bizarre mea culpa dropped Oct. 17 by the no-holds-barred showrunner Kurt Sutter in response to getting canned from his series “Mayans MC.” No stranger to complaints of unprofessional behavior on his sets over the years, Sutter acknowledges in his letter to the cast and crew of the “Sons of Anarchy” spinoff that “at least being fired for being an abrasive dick is on brand,” further admitting that his “arrogance and chronic distraction has created wreckage.” 273 more words

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