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'60 Minutes' chief Jeff Fager fired over policy violation

Sep. 12, 2018 10:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS News on Wednesday fired "60 Minutes" top executive Jeff Fager, who has been under investigation following reports that he groped women at parties and tolerated an abusive workplace. The network news president, David Rhodes, said Fager's firing was "not directly related" to the...

CBS sets aside $120 million for Moonves, but will he see it?

Sep. 11, 2018 12:12 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS revealed Monday that it set aside $120 million in severance for ousted chief executive Leslie Moonves. But whether he sees a penny of it is one of the tough and potentially incendiary decisions the network faces after his resignation over sexual misconduct accusations. Despite Moonves'...

With the fall of a kingmaker, CBS is punished on Wall Street

Sep. 10, 2018 12:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sizing up a future of a network without its kingmaker, Wall Street sent shares of CBS down sharply Monday, the first day of trading since the departure of Les Moonves. CBS said late Sunday, as more allegations of sexual abuse surfaced, that Moonves would be replaced and that the company was...

Charlie Rose, CBS seek to dismiss sexual harassment lawsuit

Sep. 7, 2018 12:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Charlie Rose says three women who worked with him are trying to take "routine workplace interactions and banter" and spin them into a sexual harassment case. The former CBS News and PBS journalist late Thursday filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit by the former employees. He's joining...

'60 Minutes' exec named in misconduct article delays return

Aug. 5, 2018 7:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The executive producer of the CBS news show "60 Minutes" is delaying his return from vacation until an investigation into sexual misconduct claims at the network wraps up. Meanwhile, CBS Entertainment President Kelly Kahl told reporters on Sunday that CBS isn't saying it's perfect and that...

Once untouchable, 'I Admit' shows that R. Kelly is hurting

Jul. 28, 2018 10:32 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Although Oronike Odeleye is the co-founder of the #MuteRKelly campaign, she is still excited about the embattled R&B superstar's new song, "I Admit." Not because she is blasting it on her stereo — but because the release of the track confirms that the social media campaign she...

CBS looks into misconduct claims amid report on CEO Moonves

Jul. 27, 2018 9:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS said Friday it is investigating personal misconduct claims after the company's chief executive, Les Moonves, was the subject of a New Yorker story detailing sexual misconduct allegations. The media company said independent members of its board of directors are "investigating claims that...