NBC News looks pretty awful right now

Tech 12-10-2017 Mashable 20

NBC is facing serious accusations that its news division turned down a major story over pressure from top-level executives... again.

That story, of course, was MSNBC contributor Ronan Farrow's expose on Harvey Weinstein, which wasn't published by MSNBC, but by The New Yorker. And details started to emerge on Wednesday as to why. They're not pretty. 

Both The Huffington Post and The Daily Beast reported that NBC sought to kill the story. Farrow  reportedly spent months working on it, and had a number of crucial elements already locked down—including an audio recording of Weinstein admitting to groping an actress. NBC claimed it wasn't enough. Read more...

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