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NBC names Hoda Kotb as Lauer replacement on ‘Today’

NEW YORK — NBC News opened the new year Tuesday by appointing Hoda Kotb as co-anchor of the “Today” show’s first two hours with Savannah Guthrie, replacing Matt Lauer following his firing on sexual misconduct [Read entire story]

Media face challenges in rush to sexual misconduct reckoning

NEW YORK — Talk-show host Tavis Smiley isn’t just upset with PBS for firing him on sexual misconduct charges. He’s upset about his depiction in the news media. Smiley said he believes that if he [Read entire story]

ABC News says reporter will no longer cover stories involving Trump

NEW YORK — Suspended ABC News reporter Brian Ross will no longer cover stories involving President Trump following his erroneous report last Friday on former national security adviser Michael Flynn. [Read entire story]

Lauer apologizes, NBC looks to move on but questions linger

NEW YORK — Even as Matt Lauer apologized for sexual misconduct and NBC prepared for life without him at the “Today” show Thursday, questions lingered about who knew about his behavior and whether women at the [Read entire story]

CBS News and PBS cut ties to Rose following sex allegations

NEW YORK — CBS News and PBS both cut ties to Charlie Rose on Tuesday, less than 24 hours after several women who worked with him on his PBS interview show alleged a pattern of sexual misconduct, including groping and [Read entire story]

Lawsuit says Fox News coordinated with White House on false story

NEW YORK — An investigator who worked on the Seth Rich case claims Fox News fabricated quotes implicating the murdered Democratic National Committee staffer in the WikiLeaks scandal and coordinated with the Trump [Read entire story]

‘Lost Tapes: Son of Sam’ explores grim time in N.Y.

NEW YORK — Geraldo Rivera dates the low point in modern New York City history to Aug. 9, 1977. That was the day before police arrested David Berkowitz, the serial killer who called himself “Son of [Read entire story]

Hannity backs off story about slain DNC staffer

NEW YORK — Fox News Channel’s Sean Hannity said he’s backing off his speculation about the 2016 slaying of Democratic National Committee employee Seth Rich after talking with Rich’s family, which had appealed to [Read entire story]

Hannity backs off story about slain DNC staffer

NEW YORK — Fox News Channel’s Sean Hannity said he’s backing off his speculation about the 2016 slaying of Democratic National Committee employee Seth Rich after talking with Rich’s family, which had appealed to [Read entire story]

Hannity backs off story about slain DNC staffer

NEW YORK — Fox News Channel’s Sean Hannity said he’s backing off his speculation about the 2016 slaying of Democratic National Committee employee Seth Rich after talking with Rich’s family, which had appealed to [Read entire story]

Study shows Facebook’s growth as campaign news source

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton voters had different media diets, but a study finds common ground in Facebook as an important news source — even if their individual feeds bore little resemblance to each [Read entire story]