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PBS Names Replacement for Charlie Rose

Christiane Amanpour's CNN show will be repackaged

(Newser) - PBS is welcoming Christiane Amanpour, CNN's chief international correspondent, as an interim replacement for Charlie Rose, who was fired by both CBS and PBS last month after being accused of sexual harassment by multiple women. Amanpour on PBS—a repackaged version of the veteran journalist's show on CNN... More »

Duke University Takes Back Award From Charlie Rose

The famous alumnus is embroiled in a sexual harassment scandal

(Newser) - A Duke University journalism program has rescinded an award given to television host Charlie Rose in response to sexual harassment allegations, the AP reports. The DeWitt Wallace Center for Media and Democracy announced Monday that it was taking back the award given annually to outstanding journalists who graduated from Duke.... More »

Charlie Rose Accuser Count Now Up to 12

Including 3 new women who worked with him at CBS

(Newser) - It's no longer only women linked to PBS who are accusing Charlie Rose of sexual harassment. Following a Washington Post report describing allegations from eight women who worked or aspired to work on PBS' Charlie Rose, three female employees of CBS say they were also harassed by the 75-year-old... More »

CBS, PBS Both Ditch Charlie Rose

Host is out at both networks after sexual harassment complaints

(Newser) - CBS isn't just suspending Charlie Rose—the 75-year-old anchor just got fired by the network after several women accused him of sexual misconduct. Rose, who co-hosted CBS This Morning and appeared on 60 Minutes, is out effective immediately, reports the Washington Post , which originally brought the allegations of unwanted... More »

Co-Anchors 'Reeling' From Charlie Rose Accusations

'I am not OK,' Gayle King says on 'CBS This Morning'

(Newser) - CBS This Morning aired as scheduled Tuesday with one less anchor chair. But though Charlie Rose was absent, suspended Monday following sexual harassment allegations from eight women, his co-anchors, Gayle King and Norah O'Donnell, made the scandal the program's top story . "I really am reeling … I... More »

Charlie Rose Accused of Sexual Harassment

Eight women have come forward with allegations about the famed interviewer

(Newser) - Eight women have accused longtime interviewer and TV host Charlie Rose of making unwanted advances toward them while they were either working on the Charlie Rose show or aspiring to, the Washington Post reports. The women, five of whom spoke to the Post off the record for fear of risking... More »

Bannon: Catholic Church Needs 'Illegal Aliens' to Fill Pews

He appears on '60 Minutes' this weekend

(Newser) - Steve Bannon appears on 60 Minutes Sunday, and CBS is providing an early look at his interview with Charlie Rose. In two snippets, Bannon criticizes the Catholic Church over its opposition to Trump's DACA decision and makes clear that he intends to support the president from his new post... More »

Jon Stewart Sees an 'Ultimate Irony' in Trump Win

It's that Republicans will be rewarded for 'cynical' obstruction strategy

(Newser) - Jon Stewart, voice of reason? In his first public comments since the election, Stewart told Charlie Rose on CBS This Morning , "I don't believe we are a fundamentally different country today than we were two weeks ago. The same country with all its grace and flaws, and volatility,... More »

Sean Penn: My El Chapo Article 'Failed'

He has one 'terrible regret' in particular about 'Rolling Stone' interview

(Newser) - While Sean Penn might not think his interview for Rolling Stone with Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was rife with "stupidities," the actor now concedes he has "a terrible regret" about it—and he thinks the article ultimately "failed," CBS News reports. In a Santa... More »

Assad: If US Strikes Syria, 'Expect Every Action' in Return

Clips air from Charlie Rose interview

(Newser) - If the US does indeed strike Syria, "you should expect everything," "expect every action," from Syria in response, President Bashar al-Assad tells Charlie Rose in a new interview . CBS This Morning previewed the interview today; it airs in full on PBS tonight. Some of Assad's... More »

Assad to Charlie Rose: 'No Evidence' I Gassed My People

Syrian strongman hints he'll retaliate if US strikes

(Newser) - Bashar al-Assad "denied that he had anything to do" with the chemical attack that killed nearly 1,500 of his countrymen, he tells Charlie Rose in an interview that airs tomorrow on PBS. "He basically said, ' There has been no evidence that I used weapons against my... More »

Obama: I'm Not 'Bush- Cheney Lite'

President refutes charge in Charlie Rose interview

(Newser) - Appearing on Charlie Rose last night, President Obama had a few things to clear up: First, he's not, as Rose put it, "Bush-Cheney lite." "Some people say, 'Well, you know, Obama was this raving liberal before. Now he’s, you know, Dick Cheney,'"... More »

Condoleezza as Romney VP? 'No Way'

She also criticizes Obama's foreign policy

(Newser) - Condoleezza Rice gave an unequivocal "no," this morning when asked if she'd be Mitt Romney's running mate—despite polls showing she's the most popular pick for the job. "Charlie, I didn't run for student council president," Rice told Charlie Rose on CBS'... More »

Glenn Beck: I 'Debunked Conspiracy Theory'

Responds to charges of opportunism, 'Nobody's watching Charlie Rose'

(Newser) - His words reach about 30 million people a month, and though his detractors both left and right seem to number at least as many, the wildly successful populist Glenn Beck shows himself to be "cheerful and affable" in responding to his critics in a lengthy profile in the Wall ... More »

Network Execs Halted Olbermann-O'Reilly Feud

(Newser) - It took the intervention of a PBS peacemaker to halt the bitterest media fight of the decade, insiders tell the New York Times. Bosses at Fox and at MSNBC owner GE were fed up with Keith Olbermann and Bill O'Reilly's long-running feud—especially after they started savaging each other's networks—... More »

Geithner Sees 'Dramatically Different' Capitalism

Treasury sec defends his record on Charlie Rose

(Newser) - Tim Geithner defended his performance at the New York Fed and the Treasury in a long interview with Charlie Rose last night, but conceded that "expectations got ahead of the policy." Geithner rejected suggestions that the lack of a policy detail was muddling the Obama administration's message and... More »

Top 50-Something Studs

The WowOWow ladies list their picks

(Newser) - Older men can be sexier than callow youths, such as Leonardo and Brad—or so the ladies of WowOWow report, in their list of the top 50 sexiest men over 50. The elite:
  • Rocker Bruce Springsteen
  • Author James Patterson
  • TV host Charlie Rose
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Bloomberg Looks Forward to 'Adult' in the White House

NYC mayor sees light at end of the tunnel

(Newser) - New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg hasn't decided whom he'll vote for in the presidential election, but he's glad that the next occupant of the Oval Office will be "an adult," reports CNN. The Democrat-turned-Republican-turned-independent mayor offered a thinly veiled rebuke of President Bush when he noted: "... More »

CNN Anchor Cooper Has Skin Cancer

He has growth removed and says he's doing fine

(Newser) - CNN's Anderson Cooper returned to the air today after a two-day absence during which he had a cancerous mole removed from his face, E! News reports. Anderson wrote on his blog that he's fine and that the surgery went well, and a spokesman said doctors don't think the cancer has... More »

Bill Declares Obama a 'Risk'

Calls it 'miracle' that Hillary 'even has a chance' in Iowa

(Newser) - Hillary's hubby sparked a squabble by slamming Barack Obama on Charlie Rose last night, calling the surging Dem "a gifted television commentator" and mere "symbol for change." Not only is Hillary more prepared for the Oval Office, Bill said, "it's not close." Obama reacted today... More »

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