Rape accusations against Lauer ensnare NBC management
NEW YORK (AP) — Two years after Matt Lauer was abruptly fired by NBC News for sexual misconduct, more questions are emerging about the former "Today" show host's behavior and whether bosses looked...
Woman accuses Matt Lauer of rape; former anchor denies claim
NEW YORK (AP) — A woman who worked at NBC News claimed that Matt Lauer raped her at a hotel while on assignment for the Sochi Olympics, an encounter the former "Today" show host claimed was...
Ronan Farrow looks at media crowd and says he sees liars
NEW YORK (AP) — The New Yorker's Ronan Farrow sure knows how to get a media crowd buzzing.
The Pulitzer Prize winner accepted a Mirror Award for media reporting from Syracuse University on...
NEW YORK (AP) — A veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan has won a $5,000 award named for the late CIA director William E. Colby.
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Farrow says NBC misleading in explanation of story
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC News' decision to pass on Ronan Farrow's investigation into Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual misconduct is an open wound, with Farrow and one of Weinstein's accusers criticizing the network's latest explanation and President Donald Trump chiming in Tuesday.
Trump tweeted that NBC is "now fumbling around making excuses for their probably highly unethical conduct." He called NBC "FAKE NEWS."
The Latest: Trump weighs in on NBC-Ronan Farrow dispute
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on allegations between NBC and Ronan Farrow (all times local):
President Donald Trump is joining criticism of NBC News for passing last year on journalist Ronan Farrow's investigation into alleged sexual misconduct by Harvey Weinstein.
The president tweeted Tuesday that NBC is now "fumbling around making excuses for their probably highly unethical conduct."
NBC’s news chairman defends handling of Weinstein story
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC's news chairman sent an exhaustive defense of the network's handling of Ronan Farrow's investigation of Harvey Weinstein to his staff members, saying any speculation that the disgraced Hollywood mogul had any role in the network's rejection of the story was baseless.
Farrow’s former producer criticized NBC on Weinstein story
NEW YORK (AP) — Ronan Farrow's former producer at NBC News says his old network breached its journalistic duty by failing to stick with the story of Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein's sexual misconduct.
Farrow instead took the story to the New Yorker, where he shared a Pulitzer Prize with the New York Times for the story that launched the #MeToo movement.
Joe Biden, Condoleezza Rice to appear at NY speaker series
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The University of Buffalo says former Vice President Joe Biden and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will speak at the school as part of a distinguished speaker series.
Farrow: CBS had ‘a very long window’ to respond to misconduct story
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on CBS investigation into personal misconduct claims after a New Yorker article detailed sexual harassment allegations against its CEO, Les Moonves (all times local):
New Yorker writer Ronan Farrow says six women who accuse CBS Corp.'s chief executive officer Les Moonves of sexual misconduct had to overcome their fears of retaliation in order to tell their stories.
Farrow says he spent eight months investigating the story published in the New Yorker on Friday.
NY Times, New Yorker share media award for Weinstein stories
NEW YORK (AP) — A journalism prize panel has once again paired the work of The New York Times and The New Yorker magazine on sexual harassment and abuse.
Syracuse University's annual Mirror Awards, which honors reporting on the media, agreed Thursday that the two organizations would share this year's award for best in-depth and enterprise reporting. The award is for stories about disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein.
Harvey Weinstein accusers attend Pulitzer awards ceremony
NEW YORK (AP) — With two of Harvey Weinstein's accusers watching from the audience, journalists whose work led to the Hollywood mogul's downfall and arrest received their Pulitzer Prize awards on Wednesday at an event honoring them and the other winners.
The New York Times and The New Yorker magazine received the gold medal for public service for reporting on decades of sexual abuse allegations against Weinstein.
The Latest: Woman admits pressing charges against Weinstein
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the sexual misconduct probe of Harvey Weinstein (all times local):
Former actress Lucia Evans confirms she's pressing charges against Harvey Weinstein, who officials say will surrender to authorities on Friday to face criminal charges involving sexual assault allegations.
In an interview with Ronan Farrow in The New Yorker, Evans says she struggled with the decision about whether to make a formal complaint.
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With exposes, book and TV deals, Farrow on run of a lifetime
NEW YORK (AP) — Perhaps the least surprising aspect of The New Yorker magazine's story on abuse allegations against New York's attorney general last week was Ronan Farrow's name on it as one of the authors.
Farrow has been on a head-spinning run that started in October with an expose on movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, for which he shared a Pulitzer Prize with Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey of The New York Times.
NEW YORK (AP) — Ronan Farrow will expand on his award-winning investigative reporting on the sexual misconduct of powerful men and the systems in place to keep victims quiet in a new book called "Catch and Kill."
Publisher Reagan Arthur says that Little, Brown and Company has acquired the book for publication.
- The Washington TimesMatt Lauer accused of raping ex-NBC employee at Sochi OlympicsOctober 9, 2019
- The Herald-DispatchMagazine article was a smear job, pure and simpleSeptember 29, 2018
- The Washington TimesKellyanne Conway: The New York Times contradicts New Yorker allegations against KavanaughSeptember 24, 2018
- Philly.comEx-NBC News producer says network execs censored Harvey Weinstein storyAugust 31, 2018
- The Washington TimesRich McHugh, ex-NBC News producer, says network tried to bury Harvey Weinstein story: ReportAugust 31, 2018
Time magazine honors sex assault survivors and women at gala
NEW YORK (AP) — Fresh from winning a Pulitzer Prize for helping to expose the Harvey Weinstein scandal, Ronan Farrow was honored as one of this year's 100 most influential people at the annual Time 100 Gala.
Farrow took his story to the New Yorker which published the account after NBC News passed on an earlier version.
Farrow walked the red carpet with alleged Weinstein sexual assault survivor Emily Nestor, and his mom, Mia Farrow, on Tuesday night in New York.
‘Me too’ activist Tarana Burke, Pulitzer winner Ronan Farrow garner big crowd at Gonzaga appearance
Tarana Burke, a New York social activist who began saying “Me too” more than a decade ago to help survivors of sexual violence, believes it was a “perfect storm” of factors that finally caused the #MeToo movement to take off in October.
Gonzaga set to welcome #MeToo trailblazers including Pulitzer Prize winner Ronan Farrow
Gonzaga University has another draw for its Friday night event bringing two speakers to campus to discuss the #MeToo movement: a Pulitzer Prize winner.
New Yorker magazine journalist Ronan Farrow was honored Monday along with the New York Times for public service journalism in their reporting on alleged decadeslong sexual assault and predation by movie producer Harvey Weinstein.
NEW YORK (AP) — The 2017 Pulitzer Prize winners and finalists:
The New York Times and The New Yorker for stories about disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein and other powerful men who have been accused of sexual harassment and abuse. The citation notes the reporting by the Times' Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey and Ronan Farrow of The New Yorker has spurred "a worldwide reckoning about sexual abuse of women."
Viola Davis: Me Too movement becoming inclusive
Women in the World Summit: Weinstein accusers speak out
NEW YORK (AP) — An Italian actress who was one of the first women to speak out against disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein said Thursday that the #MeToo movement is "the most important thing" to happen to women since the right to vote.
New York Times fires lawyer who worked with Weinstein
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Times on Tuesday fired lawyer David Boies' firm after learning it tried to halt the newspaper's investigation into sexual harassment charges against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein while also representing the newspaper on other matters.
Boies has disputed the Times' view that his work for Weinstein represented a conflict of interest. Still, he no longer works for Weinstein and said the task he completed for him was a mistake.
NBC News passed on Harvey Weinstein scandal, leading to New Yorker and New York Times exposes
Comcast-owned NBC News gave up on the Harvey Weinstein serial sexual harassment story back in August, allowing the New Yorker magazine — in an article written by former NBC News staffer Ronan Farrow — and the New York Times to break the hard-hitting and viral pieces.
NBC News president defends losing Weinstein story
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC News defended itself Wednesday after questions were raised about whether it had fumbled an explosive story about Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual assaults that network contributor Ronan Farrow broke instead in The New Yorker magazine.
It was the same day NBC came under withering attack from President Donald Trump for a story the network DID report, about whether the president sought in a summer meeting to greatly increase the nation's nuclear stockpile.