MSNBC’s Chris Hayes Calls Out NBC Over Ronan Farrow’s Weinstein Story

The Daily Caller | 10/15/2019 | Staff
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MSNBC’s Chris Hayes used his closing statement Monday evening on his show to speak about his bosses at NBC News allegedly killing investigative reporter Ronan Farrow’s story on sexual misconduct allegations against Harvey Weinstein.

Farrow’s upcoming book “Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators” details the allegations against the now-disgraced movie mogul and the cover-up attempts those at NBC News allegedly made. According to the book, Weinstein pressured NBC into dropping a story Farrow was working on about him because he knew of allegations of sexual misconduct against former NBC host Matt Lauer.

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“The insidious destructive force of the path of least resistance is everywhere you look,” Hayes said after mentioning how the NBA has hesitated to criticize China. The NBA has faced increased scrutiny over its decision to silence players and management from speaking out on the Hong Kong-China controversy, he noted.

Hayes continued to talk about the controversy the network has been swept up in because of the allegations in Farrow’s book on “All In With Chris Hayes” Monday. He suggested that NBC News was complicit in having Farrow’s reporting killed, adding that “time and again the path of least resistance for those of power was not to cross Weinstein or his army of friends and lawyers.”

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“Heck, I feel the tug of it myself as my own news organization is embroiled in a very public controversy over its conduct,” Hayes said.


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The MSNBC host also discussed NBC denying Farrow’s reporting, citing staff-wide...
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