UPDATE: Wash Post To Reveal What CBS *Actually* Knew About Charlie Rose’s Alleged Sexual Misconduct
On Thursday, media icon Matt Drudge teased an upcoming Washington Post report about “sex turmoil” inside a “TV network.”
The Drudge Report flashed a headline that read, “SOURCES: WASH POST PREPS STORY ON SEX TURMOIL AT TV NETWORK… DEVELOPING…”
According to CNN‘s Brian Stelter, the imminent report reveals what CBS truly knew about Charlie Rose’s alleged sexual misconduct.
Reliable Sources reports:
WashPost prepping story about CBS
Keep an eye on the Washington Post web site. The news outlet is finishing up a months-long investigation of CBS News, specifically looking at who knew what when about Charlie Rose‘s alleged misconduct. Based solely on the calls I’ve received from people who have spoken with the Post reporters, I expect this is going to be a big story. It’s an open secret within CBS News. The Post has already gone to CBS for comment… But it hasn’t been published yet…
–> Drudge’s framing: “Wash Post preps story on sex turmoil at TV network…”
“Painful process” ahead?
CBS News president David Rhodes was on stage in DC Thursday night… He was one of the honorees at the Radio Television News Directors Foundation’s First Amendment Awards Dinner…
Key part of his speech: “Some of the change you are seeing borne out in our workplaces, in standards of behavior, in more modern management… is a natural result of including more voices. We are only part way through that process. Taking out the misconduct and harassment, being more thorough about who gets opportunities and what they do with them — these are part of hearing from more people inside and outside the news organization, getting the facts out, encouraging speech, drawing out the truth. Revealing, not concealing. Our prescriptions as management will not be the same in every case. This will at times be a painful process that some would rather not go through. But our work is getting better and better for it…”