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HBO Executive Sues TV Academy

An executive with HBO filed a lawsuit against the Television Academy and others stemming from an incident at the Emmy Awards. The Hollywood Reporter’s THR, Esq. reports that Nancy Lesser, the executive vice president of media and talent at HBO,...

Doctor for the U.S. Women’s Gymnastics Team Pleads Guilty to Sexual Assault Charges

“The team doctor accused of molesting scores of young athletes while working with the United States Gymnastics Team and Michigan State University pleaded guilty to seven counts of sexual assault on Wednesday in Ingham County (Mich.) Circuit Court,” The New...

Netflix Pulls Plug on Weinstein Golden Globes Party

Netflix has pulled out of a partnership with The Weinstein Co. that has seen the two companies co-hosting a Golden Globes party for the past three years. Variety notes that the party has been the most public partnership between the....

ABC Announces Special Installment of ‘Dancing with the Stars’

ABC unveiled plans for a special edition of “Dancing with the Stars,” featuring a lineup of 10 athletes from “all corners of the sports world.” The all-athletes lineup will debut in spring 2018. In keeping with the show’s usual format,...

'CBS This Morning' Hosts Address Charlie Rose Allegations

"There is no excuse for this alleged behavior," co-host Norah O'Donnell said.

Three More Women — This Time With CBS News — Say Charlie Rose Sexually Harassed Them

Following a story in The Washington Post in which eight women accused now-fired CBS News and PBS personality Charlie Rose of sexual impropriety, other women are coming forward with allegations against Rose. In the original story, Rose was accused of...

‘CBS This Morning’ Co-Host Gayle King Reacts to the Firing of Charlie Rose

Just hours after Charlie Rose was fired by CBS amid allegations of sexual misbehavior, his former colleague at “CBS This Morning,” co-host Gayle King, appeared Tuesday night on CBS’s “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” to talk about Rose, sexual...

New ‘Star Wars’ Movie on Track for Massive Opening Weekend

Based on initial estimates, the new “Star Wars” movie is expected to bring in about $200 million at the box office on its opening weekend, Variety reports. Tracking services released their initial estimates today for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,”...

The future of news (and far beyond), according to Scandinavian media giant Schibsted’s latest trends report

‘Tis the season for trend reports. The Scandinavian media giant Schibsted’s annual trends report — part predictions, part survey research, part self-promotion — is out today, free for anyone interested. The report features essays on everything from the promise and pitfalls of artificial intelligence to sustainability to the future of bicycles as a consistent mode...

It Was One of the Most Gripping News Events of the 1970s, and Now a New TV Production Goes Inside the Patty Hearst Saga

Soon to be married college student. Blue-blooded heiress to a family fortune. Kidnap victim. Terrorist sympathizer. Bank robber. Patricia “Patty” Hearst was all of these things as the case of her February 1974 abduction from her Berkeley, Calif., apartment and...

Transcript, Emails Show How Tabloid Reporters Helped Harvey Weinstein Get Dirt On Women

A closer look at how a journalist coaxed a movie producer into providing negative information on a potential Weinstein accuser.

Gayle King Further Addresses Charlie Rose Allegations

"When you think about the anguish of those women... you have to report the news."

NYT Reporter Hit With Sexual Assault Allegations

Glenn Thrush, the New York Times writer who became a political punchline during the 2016 campaign for his ethical reporting lapses, has been accused of sexual harassment. Thrush, who moved to the Times from Politico in December, was accused of trading on a mentor relationship with younger female colleagues to push for sexual contact, Vox […]

The Atlantic: Trump Voters Have One Thing In Common

You may not be aware of it, but if you voted for Donald Trump for president it is because you are a racist.  That’s the upshot of a 10,000-word essay in The Atlantic by Adam Serwer, a senior editor. It is positively Kafka-esque. If you don’t think you are a racist, that only proves you […]

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