Gist: Why Now With the Weinstein Stories?

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Oct 14, 201733m
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Gist: Why Now With the Weinstein Stories?
Oct 14 '1733m
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Why did it take years of reporting before any news organizations could nail down the Harvey Weinstein story? NPR media correspondent David Folkenflik says previously, the allegations received only “twilight” coverage. He considers why NBC might have whiffed on the Weinstein story, and how the network’s hard pass is being recast in conservative circles. Folkenflik is the author of Murdoch’s World: The Last of the Old Media Empires
In the Spiel, who was the star of the New York City mayoral debate? It wasn’t Oxford-style discourse. 

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