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  • Matt Lauer May 20

    Lauer Says Ronan Farrow's Work on Him Was Shoddy and Biased

    Former “Today” anchor Matt Lauer has accused Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ronan Farrow of failing to corroborate charges that were made against him in the 2019 book “Catch and Kill.”

  • NBC Nov 2, 2019

    Gretchen Carlson Wants to Speak Freely About Fox News Tenure

    When Gretchen Carlson heard that NBC News was considering letting people out of their non-disclosure agreements involving alleged sexual misconduct at the network, she couldn’t help but think of the NDA she signed with Fox News before her departure three years ago. “It would be nice to be able to be able to tell my full story,” Carlson said. She’s...

  • NBC Oct 26, 2019

    NBCUniversal Releases Ex-Staff From Sexual Harassment Confidentiality Agreements

    Former NBC News employees who signed nondisclosure agreements with the network and believe they experienced sexual harassment are free to tell their stories, NBCUniversal said in a new statement Friday. The statement was first reported by MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow minutes before an interview with Ronan Farrow, the investigative journalist who chronicles his reporting on sexual misconduct allegations against former film...

  • President Oct 16, 2019

    Ronan Farrow Is Engaged to ‘Pod Save America' Host Jon Lovett

    Ronan Farrow is an engaged man. Amid the release of his highly anticipated and headline-making book, “Catch and Kill,” the investigative journalist has also unveiled a bit of personal news. He and Jon Lovett are engaged, E! News has learned. Farrow shared the story of his proposal in the book, explaining that he had used a draft to creatively pop...

  • NBC Jul 10, 2019

    Matt Lauer's Wife Annette Roque Files for Divorce

    Matt Lauer and Annette Roque are officially ending their 20-year marriage Roque filed divorce papers in a New York court on Tuesday, a year and a half after their split, E! News has confirmed. She and the disgraced former “Today” show co-anchor share three children: sons Jack, 18, and Thijs, 12, and daughter Romy, 15.

  • Halloween Oct 31, 2018

    Halloween at ‘Today': The Weird, Wacky Costumes

    From iconic figures from the 1990s, to “Star Wars” characters, to the royal wedding, to classic TV shows like “SNL,” “Today” show hosts have paid tribute to a wide range of pop culture personas through their Halloween costumes. Click to see some of the best.

  • actor Oct 11, 2018

    Study Finds 1 in 3 Executives Changed Behavior After #MeToo

    Although media coverage of the #MeToo movement has typically focused on public figures, the movement has also reshaped how companies handle and work to prevent sexual harassment allegations on a daily basis, with varying degrees of success, according to a recent study. An increase in sexual assault allegations has caused company leadership to reconsider how employer and employee behavior affects...

  • NBC May 9, 2018

    NBC Says No Culture of Harassment in Its News Division

    NBC’s internal investigation following Matt Lauer’s firing says it doesn’t believe there is a culture of sexual harassment at the news division and that current news executives weren’t aware of Lauer’s behavior until the complaint that doomed him. Investigators also said more needs to be done to ensure that the more than 2,000 employees at NBC News can talk about...

  • NBC Apr 28, 2018

    Tom Brokaw Denies Sexually Harassing Former NBC News Colleague

    Former “NBC Nightly News” anchor Tom Brokaw, denied a former colleague’s accusation on Thursday that he tried to kiss and grope her when she was an NBC News correspondent during the 1990s. Linda Vester, the ex correspondent, told The Washington Post and Variety that Brokaw, who is 26 years her senior, made unwanted advances toward her on two occasions, in...

  • NBC Mar 19, 2018

    Katie Couric Recounts Facing Sexist Attitudes, Comments

    Veteran TV journalist Katie Couric says she has faced sexist attitudes in her career, such as demeaning descriptions and “gross comments.” Couric spoke Thursday at consumer products maker Procter & Gamble’s Cincinnati headquarters in a forum on the state of women in the workplace. The forum comes amid a wave of sexual misconduct claims against prominent figures in entertainment, politics...

  • NBC Jan 18, 2018

    ‘Tonight': Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb on Finding TODAY Success After Matt Lauer

    Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb talk about becoming the first female co-anchors in the history of NBC’s “TODAY” show in the wake of Matt Lauer’s departure, their first broadcast horror stories and heading to South Korea for the Olympics.

  • NBC Jan 17, 2018

    Ann Curry ‘Not Surprised' by Allegations Against Matt Lauer, Says ‘Verbal Harassment' Was Pervasive

    Journalist Ann Curry said she was not surprised by allegations of sexual misconduct against her former “Today” show co-anchor Matt Lauer. A “climate of verbal harassment” existed when she was at the helm of NBC’s morning news show, she said. Curry, appearing on “CBS This Morning” Wednesday in her first televised interview since the seven-time Emmy winner signed off “Today”...

  • NBC Jan 14, 2018

    Katie Couric Breaks Silence on Matt Lauer: ‘I Had No Idea'

    Katie Couric, who was Matt Lauer’s “Today” co-host for several years, broke her silence Saturday on sexual misconduct allegations against him. Couric told People magazine: “I had no idea this was going on during my tenure or after I left.” She departed NBC in 2006 to anchor the “CBS Evening News” and has been criticized for her silence in the...

  • America Jan 3, 2018

    ‘#SavannahHodaTODAY': Hoda Kotb Named Co-Anchor of ‘Today' Show

    Hoda Kotb, co-host of the fourth hour of the “Today” show for about a decade, has been promoted to co-anchor of the show, her colleague Savannah Guthrie announced Tuesday. She fills the spot formerly occupied by Matt Lauer, who was terminated from NBC News in late November after a colleague reported inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace. “Hoda, you are...

  • NBC Dec 26, 2017

    Sex Misconduct Cases Spur Rethinking of Statutes of Limitations

    Forcibly touching another person without consent for sexual gratification is usually both a crime and a civil wrong, but many of the recent sexual misconduct allegations against prominent men will never see a civil or criminal courtroom, NBC News reported. This is because they happened a long time ago and are outside legal statutes of limitations, a period of time...

  • Donald Trump Dec 13, 2017

    The Year in Google Searches: Monkey Selfies, Eclipse, Bitcoin, Lauer

    Matt Lauer. Bitcoin. DACA. Monkey selfies. Jeremy Lin’s hair. Do-it-yourself eclipse glasses. Tom Petty’s death. National anthem protests in the NFL. And “Cash Me Outside.” These were some of the people, topics and memes that trended to the top of Google searches in 2017. The search terms reflected the United States in upheaval over sexual misconduct allegations against powerful men,...

  • Donald Trump Dec 13, 2017

    Monkey Selfies, Eclipse, Bitcoin, Lauer Top Google in 2017

    Matt Lauer. Bitcoin. DACA. Monkey selfies. Jeremy Lin’s hair. Do-it-yourself eclipse glasses. Tom Petty’s death. National anthem protests in the NFL. And “Cash Me Outside.” These were some of the people, topics and memes that trended to the top of Google searches in 2017. The search terms reflected the United States in upheaval over sexual misconduct allegations against powerful men,...

  • Executive Dec 4, 2017

    Facebook's Sandberg Warns of Backlash Against Women

    Sheryl Sandberg warned of a potential backlash against women and urged companies to put into place clear policies on how allegations of sexual harassment are handled.

  • Donald Trump Dec 3, 2017

    On ‘SNL,' Trump Is Visited By Christmas Ghosts Mike Flynn, Vladimir Putin, Billy Bush, Hillary Clinton

    The cold open of “Saturday Night Live” focused on the latest developments in the Russia investigation, as well as the sexual misconduct allegations against former “Today” anchor Matt Lauer. In the sketch, Alec Baldwin reprised his role as President Donald Trump, who was seen in his office fuming over former national security adviser Michael Flynn’s guilty plea to lying to...

  • United States Dec 2, 2017

    Lauer Denied Sex Misconduct to NBC Officials Before Scandal Broke

    Top executives at NBC News learned that two news outlets were working on articles about sexual misconduct involving Matt Lauer several weeks before a female worker came forward with the accusations that led to the firing of the longtime “Today” anchor, the network said Friday. But the network could not find any evidence of complaints against Lauer, or settlements that...

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