NYT reporters writing young person's edition of 'She Said'
This combination of photos shows the cover image forChasing the Truth: A Young Journalists Guide to Investigative Reporting, left, and a portrait of New York Times journalists Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, at the Time 100 Gala in New York on April 24, 2018.. Their book will be published Sept. 14. (Philomel via AP, left, and AP Photo)NEW YORK – An acclaimed book by two New York Times journalists who won Pulitzer Prizes for their investigation of Harvey Weinstein is coming out in an edition for young reporters. “Chasing the Truth: A Young Journalist’s Guide to Investigative Reporting,” by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, will be published Sept. 14 by Philomel, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers. In 2019, Kantor and Twohey released “She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement.”“With ‘Chasing the Truth,’ we’re inviting young people into investigative journalism," Kantor and Twohey said in a statement Wednesday. "We’re excited to show them how this work can uncover hidden truths, hold the powerful to account and help drive social change.”Kantor and Twohey, along with Ronan Farrow of The New Yorker, won Pulitzers in 2018 for “impactful journalism that exposed powerful and wealthy sexual predators, including allegations against one of Hollywood’s most influential producers.”
HBO docuseries to explore Woody Allen, Mia Farrow fallout
FILE - Director Woody Allen attends a special screening of "Wonder Wheel" on Nov. 14, 2017, in New York. A docuseries about the relationship of Woody Allen and Mia Farrow and its fallout is coming to HBO. The four-part documentary series is titled "Allen v. Farrow" and will debut Feb. 21, 2021, on HBO. Allen and Previn didn't participate in the documentary, nor did Moses Farrow, the son of Allen and Mia Farrow. “Allen v. Farrow,” from filmmakers Kirby Dick, Amy Ziering and Amy Herdy, will debut Feb. 21 on HBO, with episodes airing weekly.
12 Grammy facts: BTS and Dr. Luke in, The Weeknd out
And it earned him his first Grammy nomination in six years. 3 spot on the pop charts — is up for best rap song and best rap performance. And Anderson .Paak's “Lockdown," about police brutality and racial injustice, is up for best melodic rap performance and best music video. JAY-Z, THE SONGWRITERS, SHINESHappy wife, happy life: Jay-Z has lent his songwriting hand to his wife Beyoncé and he's earned Grammy nominations for it. PAUL McCARTNEY, THE ART DIRECTORPaul McCartney scored his 79th Grammy nominations this year — as an art director.
Lauer says Ronan Farrow's work on him was shoddy and biased
NEW YORK Matt Lauer accused author Ronan Farrow on Tuesday of shoddy and biased journalism in his book Catch and Kill that included what Lauer says is a false accusation that the former Today show host raped a co-worker. Lauer, similarly, said Farrow had not corroborated several specific accusations against him in the 2019 book, Catch and Kill.NBC fired Lauer in 2017 for an inappropriate relationship with a co-worker. In Farrow's book, that former co-worker, Brooke Nevils, said Lauer raped her in a Sochi hotel room during the 2014 Winter Olympics. Farrow tweeted a brief response to Lauer's lengthy piece: All I'll say on this is that Matt Lauer is just wrong. Catch and Kill was thoroughly reported and fact-checked, including with Matt Lauer himself.Farrow's publisher, Little, Brown and Co., said it fully supported the author.
Gretchen Carlson wants to speak freely about Fox News tenure
This Oct. 31, 2019 photo shows former Fox News personality Gretchen Carlson during an interview in New York. "It would be nice to be able to be able to tell my full story," Carlson said. Carlson got a reported $20 million settlement in 2016 after she sued the network, claiming late Fox News chief Roger Ailes demoted then fired her when she rejected his sexual advances. Since her departure from Fox, Carlson has become an advocate for women, from writing books like "Be Fierce" to producing and hosting the Lifetime documentary "Breaking the Silence" about sexual harassment earlier this year. Carlson said she is amazed at how much progress has happened regarding sexual harassment cases in just three years.
NBC News president skewers Ronan Farrow in memo to staff
In an extraordinary new letter, NBC News president Noah Oppenheim, pictured right, says former employee Ronan Farrow is engaged in an "effort to defame NBC News." (CNN) - In an extraordinary new letter, NBC News president Noah Oppenheim says former employee Ronan Farrow is engaged in an "effort to defame NBC News." In "Catch and Kill," which comes out Tuesday, Farrow alleges that his Weinstein reporting effort was shut down for inappropriate reasons. In a memo to staffers on Monday, Oppenheim said that NBC "assigned Farrow the Weinstein story and actively supported it, editorially and financially, for seven months. His termination came one day after an employee, publicly identified for the first time in Farrow's book, lodged a complaint with HR.
New book questions NBC's handling of Weinstein, Lauer
A new book by journalist Ronan Farrow, titled "Catch and Kill," details Farrow's efforts to uncover alleged sexual predation by movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. In the book, Farrow suggests that Weinstein used his knowledge of Lauer's alleged behavior Lauer was fired by NBC for "inappropriate sexual behavior" as leverage with the network to oppose the story's publication. Allegations of sexual misconduct by individuals such as Weinstein, Lauer and others helped spur the #MeToo movement, which has led to the toppling of powerful men across various industries including at multiple news organizations. Farrow's book also includes the first on-the-record interview with Brooke Nevils, the woman whose allegation that Matt Lauer raped her in 2014 led to his firing. Farrow's book is set for release Tuesday, and he begins his book tour Monday on "CBS This Morning."
Matt Lauer Fights Back After Being Accused of Rape: Today on Inside Edition
Matt Lauer has been accused of rape by a former NBC News colleague. In graphic detail, Brooke Nevils recounted the alleged attack to investigative journalist Ronan Farrow. A couple says they adopted who they thought was a child but who they now claim was an adult woman. Yes, a puppy. For more Inside Edition stories tune in to today's show.
What to Know About the Woman Who's Accused Matt Lauer of Rape
Lauer, who was terminated by the network two years ago after Nevils complained of "inappropriate sexual behavior" on Lauer's part, hit back hard Wednesday against her new accusations of rape. We performed oral sex on each other, we had vaginal sex, and we had anal sex. But on this night, she said, Lauer pushed her onto the bed, "asking if she liked anal sex," Farrow wrote. It was nonconsensual in that I said, multiple times, that I didn't want to have anal sex," Farrow quotes her as saying. I want to say that we know it wasnt easy for our colleague Brooke to come forward then.