No wonder Katie Couric is dumbstruck — though eventually she too will need to speak up.
A New York Times article uncovered multiple incidents of Weinstein's sexually harassment or abuse.
Thousands of women embracing the "Me Too" movement to own their histories of sexual harassment and abuse, and those issues swirling at high volume in the culture overall, parents are reaching for teachable moments in the post-Weinstein world.
After allegations of workplace harassment by now-former "Today Show" host Matt Lauer emerged in a Variety investigation published Wednesday, some have taken to Twitter to muse about how much great journalism could be funded by the estimated $25 million-a-year salary Lauer was reportedly making on NBC's marquee morning show. journalist salary of about $50,000, you could fund 500 reporters on Matt Lauer's $25M salary.
Against the backdrop of recent layoffs at Conde Nast, Buzzfeed, ESPN and a number of alt weeklies, and the shuttering of local news sites like DNAinfo, Gothamist and SFist, some onlookers took another look at Lauer's eye-popping salary and couldn't help but think about how many journalists could be employed with that kind of money. That's a lot of corruption to root out," Seattle Times reporter Mike Rosenberg wrote on Twitter.
Every news organization has a list of people about whom they have “heard things.” Many of those on The Wrap’s list have been exposed, and have exited their jobs. Meanwhile, our president continues his tirade against the media.