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Tom Brokaw

  1. sexual harassment
    Woman Who Accused Tom Brokaw of Sexual Harassment Explains Why She Came ForwardLinda Vester elaborated on her decision in an op-ed.
  2. Third Woman Accuses Tom Brokaw of Unwanted AdvancesThe veteran NBC anchor allegedly tried to “French kiss” the woman without her consent.
  3. allegations
    A Third Woman Has Accused Tom Brokaw of Unwanted TouchingThe veteran NBC anchor allegedly tried to “French kiss” the woman without her consent.
  4. media
    NBC Employees Reportedly Felt ‘Forced’ to Sign Letter in Support of Tom Brokaw“We had no choice, particularly the lower-level staffers.”
  5. media
    NBC Employees Reportedly Felt ‘Forced’ to Sign Letter in Support of Tom Brokaw“We had no choice, particularly the lower-level staffers.”
  6. media
    Megyn Kelly to Tom Brokaw Defenders: ‘You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know’The NBC host shared her thoughts on the letter that 60-plus women in media signed in support of Tom Brokaw.
  7. #metoo
    Dozens of Women in Media Sign Letter in Support of Tom BrokawRachel Maddow and Andrea Mitchell are among his supporters.
  8. #metoo
    More Than 60 Women in Media Sign Letter in Support of Tom BrokawIncluding Rachel Maddow and Maria Shriver.
  9. sexual harassment
    Tom Brokaw Likens Sexual Harassment Accusation to ‘Drive-by Shooting’“It is 4:00 am on the first day of my new life as an accused predator in the universe of American journalism.”
  10. but his emails
    Tom Brokaw Likens Sexual Harassment Accusation to ‘Drive-by Shooting’“It is 4:00 am on the first day of my new life as an accused predator in the universe of American journalism.”
  11. me too
    Tom Brokaw Accused of Inappropriate Behavior by Two WomenThe Washington Post sheds light on new accusations against both Brokaw and former Today host Matt Lauer.
  12. sexual harassment
    Two Former NBC Employees Accuse Tom Brokaw of Sexual MisconductNBC has reportedly failed to handle its major sexual-misconduct problem.
  13. David Letterman Tells Tom Brokaw He ‘Couldn’t Care Less’ About Late Night […]Here’s a sneak peek from Sunday’s episode of On Assignment, where David Letterman chats with Tom Brokaw in his first television interview since […]
  14. get well soon
    Tom Brokaw Has CancerHe’s optimistic.
  15. cable news news
    This Is What Tom Brokaw Looks Like on Half an AmbienThe anchor was rushed to the hospital after accidentally taking a sleeping pill (and appearing on TV).
  16. star schmoozers
    Tom Brokaw Not Happy With His Hard-Partying ColleaguesHe says the press needs to “rethink” the White House Correspondents’ Dinner.
  17. stuck in the mittle
    Watch Tom Brokaw Do the Mitt Romney ‘White Man Overbite’In animated GIF form.
  18. NBC Wants Romney Ad, Lifted 100 Percent From Nightly News, Taken DownTom Brokaw announcing Gingrich found “guilty” in House ethics vote.
  19. party chat
    Tom Brokaw on the ‘Work in Progress’ GenerationThey may not be the “greatest,” but they’re “doing fine.”
  20. 21 questions
    Tom Brokaw Wants to Be Buried With a Bottle of Lemon VodkaThe newsman answers our 21 Questions.
  21. advice
    Tom Brokaw Agrees With Tina Brown: Young People Should Just Move to IndiaJust pack up. India is where the jobs are.
  22. tv
    Chris Parnell Nails His Tom Brokaw ImpressionIt’s ‘Tom Brokaw’s Greatest Generation, With Aaron Neville.’
  23. bad decisions
    Everyone Who Has Ever Done Anything Cool Has Been Rejected by HarvardIs our country’s highest-rated university actually dumb?
  24. gossipmonger
    Mel Gibson Spends the Entirety of His New Movie With His Hand Inside a BeaverAlso in our daily gossip roundup: Jennifer Aniston is impressed by Bronx strippers, and Lady Gaga chews on men.
  25. the great debate
    Who Is the New Most-Trusted Person in America?With Walter Cronkite gone, the mantle of Most Trusted Person in America is up for grabs. Here’s out list of the top ten contenders.
  26. gossipmonger
    Jill Zarin Loses Approximately Twenty Pounds of BoobThe ‘Real Housewife’ got a breast reduction that a source said made her “feel twenty pounds lighter.” Plus more celebrity TMI, in our daily gossip roundup!
  27. in other news
    Are You Really Ready to Have David Gregory on ‘Meet the Press’?NBC and Gregory’s press people won’t confirm reports from last night that he’ll take over the moderator’s chair. Which gives us time to think.
  28. holiday hippies
    Barneys’ New Tom Brokaw–Inspired Holiday Windows Include Afro WreathsSee the store’s dizzying, sixties-themed holiday windows. And Tom Brokaw in a flower-power tie.
  29. holiday giving
    Diane Von Furstenberg, Proenza Schouler, and More Create Looks Inspired by the Peace SignWe have a peek at their sketches. View and feel good.
  30. in other news
    Tom Brokaw Saved MSNBC From ItselfAccording to the former NBC News anchor, it was his idea to tone down Keith Olbermann and Chris Matthews, and also he who saved the network’s relationship with the McCain campaign.
  31. white men with money
    Buffett Wants Bloomberg for National Economy Czar, ‘News’ Wants Him for Mayor, AgainIt seems like everybody wants to give Hizzoner more power these days.
  32. St. Paul Report: Tom Brokaw’s Alternative to the MurseLast night we spotted Tom Brokaw with what we thought was a fairly odd choice for a respected, well-dressed television reporter and a gentleman of a certain age.
  33. company town
    Indicted Bear Stearns Hedge-Fund Manager’s Business Card Raking In Cash on eBayMatthew Tannin’s old business card is getting bid up, even as everything else Wall Street seems to be going down. All that and more in our daily roundup of finance, real-estate, media, and law news.
  34. in other news
    Thomas Roberts, Other Gay Anchors, Open Up to ‘The Advocate’The gay newsmagazine tackles an issue we’ve been wanting to, um, tackle for a long time.
  35. company town
    JPMorgan’s Up, GE’s Down, and Google’s Still Up in the AirPlus law, real estate, and media news in our daily roundup.
  36. gossipmonger
    Why Wouldn’t Sharon Bush Be Involved With Roger Clemens’s Steroid Scandal?Roger Clemens’s friendship with the black sheep of the Bush family, Sharon Bush, may cost him a pardon from George W. if he is convicted of perjury. Both HarperCollins and Random House are set to come out with books about George Steinbrenner. A “Page Six” spy thinks Howard Stern’s fiancée, Beth Ostrosky, wants to have a baby because she, uh, stopped to say hello to one. Will Ferrell and Tom Brokaw did an onstage bit together at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday for Ferrell’s Funny or Die tour. The New Yorker reveals that the late Bishop Paul Moore was a closeted homosexual. Tracy Westmoreland, owner of erstwhile dive bar Siberia, may play a bouncer in a movie called The Bouncer.
  37. company town
    Hey, HR! Lauren Conrad Needs a New Magazine ‘Job’FASHION • Stella McCartney just had baby number three: Beckett Robert Lee Willis. [WWD] • Mulberry’s new shoe line is set to debut on Valentine’s Day. [British Vogue] • The Hills girls will no longer “work” at Teen Vogue. [WWD]
  38. company town
    Imus Sucker Punches BrokawMEDIA • Don Imus on Tom Brokaw: “He is not the most courageous person I’ve ever met in my life. He’s not the guy I’d want to be in a foxhole with.” You see, Brokaw didn’t defend Imus when he was down-and-out because of the whole “nappy-headed-hos” incident. Resentment, now that takes courage! [NYP] • Shocker: CNBC is actually scared shitless of Fox Business News. They’re now asking guests to choose sides, threatening to drop them if they dare to appear on Murdoch’s new down-home network. [Silicon Alley Insider] • Veteran literary agent Lynn Nesbit wants a new publishing madman: “Even [former Simon & Schuster CEO] Dick Synder is a lot more colorful than [newly departed Simon & Schuster CEO] Jack Romanos, who is now gone. I mean, they had passion, they cared about literature. Even Dick, who’s not an intellectual. He cared. He was a madman … . Who is a madman now in publishing? … It was just different then.” Hi, Lynn, allow us to introduce you to our favorite publishing madwoman, Judith Regan. [Media Mob/NYO]
  39. gossipmonger
    Martha Stewart: Donald Trump Is Not a Good ThingThe other day on Martha Stewart’s show, Joan Rivers told the host she had received several Trump Steaks for Christmas. “I thought, ‘I can’t eat Donald Trump,’” she said. “They said, ‘No, he owns the company. They didn’t slaughter him.’ ” “Too bad!” Stewart responded. Don Imus called out Tom Brokaw for not sticking up for him during the “nappy-headed hos” fiasco. Apple Martin was very nice to the staff at the West Village boutique Ink Pad, but daddy Chris Martin wasn’t.
  40. obit
    Author Lloyd Alexander Dies at 83
  41. gossipmonger
    RIP, IsabellaThe death of Isabella Blow by either cancer or suicide dominated conversation at the Costume Institute Gala last night. (We’ve got a Costume Institute slideshow and a tribute to Blow by Harriet Mays Powell and Amy Larocca.) Tom Brokaw won’t return to the anchor’s seat at NBC News despite the network’s slip in the ratings. While out shopping, Owen Wilson and Kate Hudson had difficulty getting into Tom Ford’s new store. The widow of Dr. Robert Atkins is embroiled in a legal battle for her late husband’s $100 million trust. Rosie O’Donnell is angling for the host slot on The Price Is Right. Amy Poehler and Will Arnett upgraded their West Village digs. Dan Abrams broke some cuff links, so he had to use dental floss to fasten plastic clips on his shirt. Like every other actor in New York, Cynthia Nixon will appear on an episode of Law & Order.
  42. gossipmonger
    Oh, J-Vanka!Jared Kushner was caught making out with Ivanka Trump while bowling. While hanging with some ex-CIA spies, Robert De Niro hit the sauna with KGB colonels and fired guns with Taliban warriors. An aide in the Israeli U.N. mission quit after being outed as a DL gay-porn star. NBC paid $2.5 million for the rights to air a Princess Di tribute concert in July, which may have been the reason they also scored an interview with the princes. Surprising Time “100 Most Influential People” includee John Mayer will also perform at the party. Paris Hilton appears in court today for her DUI charges. Jon Stewart and Tom Brokaw helped raise $72 million from hedge-fund bigwigs at a Robin Hood Foundation charity event.
  43. gossipmonger
    Breakups and the CityFormer Sex and the City partners Candace Bushnell and Darren Star are no longer speaking after Star sold a show similar to the one Bushnell was working on to a different network. Matt Lauer once had an awkward bathroom experience with Tom Brokaw. Kate Moss will launch her clothing line at Barneys on May 8. Alt Coffee on Avenue A is being turned into a stroller shop. Britney Spears may give Allure a tell-all regarding her family infighting. Lesley Stahl denies being the source of anti-Katie Couric rumors. On her way back to New York City, real-estate queen Barbara Corcoran boarded the wrong flight and ended up in Syracuse. Tyra Banks ate with Clay Aiken at Jean Georges. Andy Dick accosted two employees at a Chelsea club.
  44. gossipmonger
    Tom and Katie, Together AgainTom, Katie, J-Lo, and Marc double-dated at Prince’s Golden Globes after-party. And Drew Barrymore and Bruce Willis hooked up at the same party. Diddy tried to pick up Sienna Miller at the CAA after-party, but he couldn’t get in. Cameron Diaz blew up at Jessica Biel for chatting up former boyfriend Justin Timberlake. (Although the Daily News claims their encounter was a bit more jovial.)
  45. gossipmonger
    Bob Dylan Criticizes What He Can’t Understand (At Least Until He Sees It)Bob Dylan claims that upcoming Edie Sedgwick biopic Factory Girl falsely portrays him as the cause of Sedgwick’s suicide, threatens to sue unless he is allowed to see the film before it is released. Chuck Schumer wrote a book. An employee of Wyclef Jean was kidnapped in Haiti and held for ransom; he was released for free. An L.A. Times reporter scored an “exclusive” interview with Martin Scorsese, featuring quotes that are actually two years old. Popular Greenwich Village drinking hole Boxers lost its lease, is shuttering. Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s restaurant partner, Phil Suarez, put on quite the culinary show at an apartment party he threw. Access Hollywood host Billy Bush might be leaving L.A. for the Today show here. Tom Brokaw made an “insensitive” joke about public housing that doesn’t really seem to be that offensive. Uma Thurman was bailed out of a stuck elevator by her buff bodyguard. Marc Jacobs and Jason Preston are officially broken up, according to Jacobs. The high-octane friendship between Paris Hilton and Britney Spears is over, because the latter was told to stay away from the former if she ever wants to make a comeback. Nancy Sinatra celebrated what would have been her father’s 91st birthday at his favorite restaurant, Patsy’s. Peter Boyle’s greatest regret was not taking the role of Popeye Doyle in The French Connection. Mariah Carey is pitching a “lifestyle-type book-cum-pseudo memoir.” Let Meryl Streep eat steak!
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