‘Rookie’ Star Alleges Harassment, Discrimination

In an Instagram post Sunday, Afton Williamson said that throughout the filming of the ABC show’s pilot, “I experienced racial discrimination/racially charged inappropriate comments from the hair department.”

SAG-AFTRA Finds Kip Pardue Guilty Of Sexual Harassment


Collins | Helping Employers, Employees Navigate #MeToo

Media companies have been front and center in some of the high-profile cases of sexual harassment that spawned the #MeToo Movement. What is most important to focus on now is how companies can work to prevent sexual harassment from overshadowing the important work they are doing.

Comcast Board Urged To End NBC Harassment

Linda Vester, a former NBC News correspondent who accused Tom Brokaw of sexual assault earlier this year, is calling on the Comcast board of directors to do a thorough investigation of harassment at NBC. Vester took out an ad in Thursday’s New York Times, calling on the board to end non-disclosure agreements and forced arbitration in sexual harassment cases.

Google Changes Sexual Harassment Policies

Alphabet Inc.’s Google said on Thursday it would make changes to how it handles sexual harassment claims, a week after thousands of its employees around the world walked off their jobs to protest its response to such issues.

Hallmark Channel Chef Claims She Was Fired For Reporting Harassment

Time’s Up Blasts Expected Moonves Package

Time’s Up put out a statement Thursday criticizing the $100 million settlement package that CBS CEO Les Moonves is reportedly set to receive in his widely-expected exit from the company. “[This] settlement sends a message to survivors everywhere that powerful men can act without fear of consequence.”

MPR, Garrison Keillor Reach Agreement

Charlie Rose: ‘Broken,’ ‘Brilliant’ And ‘Lonely’

Before the devastating allegations of sexual misconduct hit, Rose was a legendary man-about-town. Now, the former CBS and PBS star, one of TV’s most feted journalists, is hiding out on Long Island with occasional, mostly disastrous forays into Manhattan: “He’s focusing on trying to understand.”

New Initiatives Address Newsroom Culture

Two new initiatives are working to correct shortcomings in newsroom cultures that are creating environments ripe for harassment and abuse: Press Forward and the Power Shift Project.