NEW YORK (AP) — Stanley Crouch, a contentious and influential critic, columnist and self-taught Renaissance man who in fiction and nonfiction was inspired by his knowledge and love of blues and...
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NEW YORK (AP) — The former chief makeup artist at Charlie Rose's interview show is suing him, saying the disgraced television journalist ran a "toxic work environment" for women.
NEW YORK (AP) — Steve Kroft's 30th and final year at "60 Minutes" was the toughest.
Television's top news program hopes to wipe the slate clean with a new season starting later this month....
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — A few months before Prince died, he asked his friend Tamron Hall where he would go if he wanted to discuss his life.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former "CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley says he lost that job because he wouldn't stop complaining to management about the hostile work environment for men and...
Norah O'Donnell will become anchor and managing editor of the "CBS Evening News" and Gayle King is getting two new morning show co-hosts as CBS News seeks to boost the programs' ratings and put a...
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS News says that Bianna Golodryga, one of the four hosts on "CBS This Morning," is leaving the show and the network.
CBS on Wednesday confirmed a Huffington Post report...
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS said Sunday that its news division president, David Rhodes, is stepping down following a troubled year that saw morning anchor Charlie Rose and the top executive at "60 Minutes" lose their jobs following misconduct reports, and is being replaced by veteran producer Susan Zirinsky.
Zirinsky, who started work at CBS in the Washington bureau as a 20-year-old in the early 1970s and is currently the executive producer at "48 Hours," will take over in March.
NEW YORK (AP) — A year after morning news shows at CBS and NBC abruptly lost male anchors Charlie Rose and Matt Lauer in sexual misconduct scandals, the "Today" show has done appreciably better weathering the storm.
Momentum at "CBS This Morning," the most buzzworthy morning show for a handful of years, stopped dead with Rose's firing. Last week CBS announced the exit of Ryan Kadro, the show's top executive who had worked there since its 2012 launch, leaving an uncertain future.
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS News is replacing the top executive at "CBS This Morning," which has struggled to maintain its footing since Charlie Rose was fired a year ago on sexual misconduct charges.
The network announced Friday that executive producer Ryan Kadro will be leaving "CBS This Morning" and the network. He's been with the show since its 2012 launch and been running it since his predecessor, Chris Licht, left to take over Stephen Colbert's "Late Show" three years ago
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS News is adding Bianna Golodryga (go-low-DREEG-ah) as a fourth anchor to its morning show.
The network announced Wednesday that Golodryga will join the team of Gayle King, Norah O'Donnell and John Dickerson at the table on "CBS This Morning." Golodryga is familiar to the show's audience as a frequent substitute host and reporter. She's worked at CBS News since 2017.
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS News on Wednesday fired "60 Minutes" top executive Jeff Fager, who has been under investigation following reports that he groped women at parties and tolerated an abusive workplace.
The network news president, David Rhodes, said Fager's firing was "not directly related" to the allegations against him, but came because he violated company policy. A CBS News reporter working on a story about Fager revealed that he had sent her a text message urging her to "be careful."
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS revealed Monday that it set aside $120 million in severance for ousted chief executive Leslie Moonves. But whether he sees a penny of it is one of the tough and potentially incendiary decisions the network faces after his resignation over sexual misconduct accusations.
NEW YORK (AP) — Charlie Rose says three women who worked with him are trying to take "routine workplace interactions and banter" and spin them into a sexual harassment case.
The former CBS News and PBS journalist late Thursday filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit by the former employees. He's joining co-defendant CBS, which is also seeking to get the case thrown out of New York state court. Rose was fired by CBS and PBS last year for sexual misconduct.
NEW YORK (AP) — Three women who worked with Charlie Rose filed a sexual harassment lawsuit Friday against CBS News and the television journalist.
The lawsuit filed in New York state court seeks unspecified damages.
It said the women, who were in their early 20s when they were hired, were subjected to "predatory behavior," including repeated physical and verbal sexual harassment as Rose inquired about their sex lives and boasted of his exploits with women.
NEW YORK (AP) — With 27 more women accusing former news anchor Charlie Rose of sexual misconduct, a report Thursday calls into question CBS News' claims that his behavior was a surprise before he was fired last November.
NEW YORK (AP) — A support network for victims of sexual misconduct in newsrooms has appointed an advisory board that includes CNN's Jake Tapper and PBS' Judy Woodruff and wants to fund a study to give news organizations specific ideas on keeping women safer.
The group Press Forward launched a website Tuesday and was hosting a panel discussion at the National Press Club in Washington that included Tapper, Woodruff and former ABC "Nightline" host Ted Koppel.
PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — Former radio host Garrison Keillor said he hopes the sexual allegations against him are fading and believes Minnesota Public Radio made a grave mistake when it cut ties with him.
Keillor's comments followed his first appearance before an audience since the controversy erupted in November, The Daily Courier in Prescott, Arizona, reported.
NEW YORK (AP) — Rose McGowan says it's time for Harvey Weinstein to drop his story about a "consensual" relationship.
"He can fall off the planet," the activist said during an interview with The Associated Press on Wednesday. "My statement is truth. My statement is reality. Stop saying it's consensual, you pig! You know it's not true."
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — CBS "Face the Nation" host John Dickerson is leaving Washington to take over as the third host of the "CBS This Morning," pairing with Gayle King and Norah O'Donnell as the replacement for the fired Charlie Rose.
It's a return to the general news roots for Dickerson, a former Time magazine correspondent, but opens a new job on CBS' Sunday lineup. Dickerson starts at "CBS This Morning" on Wednesday.
BRISTOL, Va. (AP) — As the avalanche of sexual harassment complaints against high-profile men in the media, entertainment and politics continues, one local hotline has seen an uptick in calls on the subject.
"Every time you turn on the television or read an article, it seems like there is a new public figure with allegations against them," said Emilee Lawson, sexual assault advocate at the Bristol Crisis Center in Bristol, Virginia.
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS News has fired its political director, Steve Chaggaris, for "inappropriate behavior," the latest in a string of powerful men to lose a job over alleged misconduct.
Six weeks ago, CBS News dropped Charlie Rose after several women accused him of unwanted sexual advances. He had been on its morning show, "CBS This Morning," and was a "60 Minutes" contributor.
NEW YORK (AP) — Reese Witherspoon, Shonda Rhimes and Jennifer Aniston are among hundreds of Hollywood women who have formed an anti-harassment coalition called Time's Up.
NEW YORK (AP) — PBS will broadcast a BBC news program featuring Washington correspondent Katty Kay for the second half of Charlie Rose's vacated time slot, pairing it with a Christiane Amanpour program that began airing last week.
The program, titled "Beyond 100 Days," features the London-based Christian Fraser as co-anchor. It began as a temporary show to report on the Trump administration, but has continued indefinitely — hence the unusual title. PBS said Tuesday it will begin airing on Jan. 2.
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NEW YORK (AP) — One reason for the steeliness in Norah O'Donnell's demeanor the morning after the sexual misconduct accusations against former "CBS This Morning" co-anchor Charlie Rose were revealed became apparent on Monday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Christiane Amanpour is helping PBS fill the gap created by Charlie Rose's exit.
On an interim basis, public TV stations will be able to air Amanpour's weekday public affairs program that originates on CNN International.
"Amanpour on PBS" was to begin airing Monday on New York's PBS station and be available to other public TV stations starting Dec. 11.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A Duke University journalism program has rescinded an award given to television host Charlie Rose in response to sexual harassment allegations.
The DeWitt Wallace Center for Media and Democracy announced Monday that it was taking back the award given annually to outstanding journalists who graduated from Duke. Rose received the Futrell Award in September 2000.
The center's director, Bill Adair, said the action was unprecedented in the history of the award established in 1999.
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NEW YORK (AP) — Award-winning playwright-screenwriter Israel Horovitz, who faces multiple allegations of sexual harassment, has departed from the Gloucester Stage Company.
NEW YORK (AP) — "Today" show host Matt Lauer was fired for what NBC on Wednesday called "inappropriate sexual behavior" with a colleague and was promptly confronted with a published report accusing him of crude and habitual misconduct with other women around the office.
PHOENIX (AP) — Charlie Rose, who was fired this week by CBS News and whose program was canceled by PBS in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations from multiple women, had accolades from two universities rescinded Friday.
Panels at both Arizona State University and the University of Kansas met this week and coincidentally came to the same decision on the same day.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The William Allen White Foundation Board of Trustees has rescinded an award presented last spring journalist Charlie Rose after several women who worked with him accused him of unwanted sexual advances.
The University of Kansas' School of Journalism said in a news release Friday that Rose does not exemplify the ideals of this award, citing the recent news reports detailing sexual harassment and a pattern of unprofessional conduct.
Santa Cruz Sentinel on culture of sexual abuse and harassment needing to change
Make it stop.
Not the daily cavalcade of reports of sexual harassment and abuse by powerful men against women.
No, men need to stop.
Stop accepting and perpetuating a culture within fields such as politics, journalism and entertainment that has for many, many years not only tolerated boorish and sometimes criminal behavior but deliberately turned a blind eye toward both.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona State University is considering revoking an award given to Charlie Rose after several women who worked with him at CBS News and PBS alleged a pattern of sexual misconduct, including groping and walking naked in front of them.
The university's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication issued a statement on Monday describing the reports as "deeply troubling." Rose was given the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism in 2015.
NEW YORK (AP) — The morning show where Charlie Rose worked until being fired Tuesday is reporting that two women at CBS News claim that Rose grabbed them inappropriately, with one saying he also whispered a sexual innuendo.
The accusations came to light after CBS News President David Rhodes fired the host on Tuesday for what he called "extremely disturbing and intolerable behavior" by Rose toward women at his PBS talk show. PBS has also cut ties to Rose.
NEW YORK (AP) — The consequences came swiftly after the allegations emerged against Charlie Rose. Within hours, the veteran news host was suspended by CBS and his PBS interview show was pulled off the air. The next day, he was fired.
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS News and PBS both cut ties to Charlie Rose on Tuesday, less than 24 hours after several women who worked with him on his PBS interview show alleged a pattern of sexual misconduct, including groping and walking naked in front of them.
Both organizations stressed the importance of providing a safe, professional workplace.