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NBC Dismisses Matt Lauer Over Inappropriate Sexual Behavior

NBC News has fired Today Show anchor Matt Lauer following allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior. The news organization moved swiftly, having received the complaint on Monday night and then informing Lauer of the decision Tuesday night. NBC News chairman Andy Lack said in a memo to staff, “While it is […]

THE 91ST ANNUAL MACY'S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE -- Pictured: (l-r) Today Co-Anchors Savannah Guthrie, Matt Lauer -- (Photo by: Eric Liebowitz/NBC)

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News Organizations Build up Media Coverage

In a political climate where the President rails against “fake news,” coverage of the news media seems to have broken into the mainstream. Previously dominated by a small group of mainstream outlets like the New York Times and a wide assortment of niche websites and publications like TVNewser, mainstream news […]


Networks Break in for Special Comey Coverage

ABC News, CBS News, and NBC News will all break into their regularly scheduled programming for special coverage of former FBI Director James Comey testifying before Congress Thursday. NBC News will begin coverage with the usually scheduled Today Show. Host Matt Lauer will be in New York as usual, but Savannah […]

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