From: A Friend <nope@noway.com>
Subject: Re: NBC News' Noah Oppenheim under increased pressure to resign or apologize for spiking Weinstein expos
Full headers:
Path: news.netfront.net!border1.nntp.dca1.giganews.com!border2.nntp.dca1.giganews.com!nntp.giganews.com!buffer2.nntp.dca1.giganews.com!news.giganews.com.POSTED!not-for-mail
NNTP-Posting-Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 21:24:41 -0500
Subject: Re: NBC News Noah Oppenheim under increased pressure to resign or apologize for spiking Weinstein =?ISO-8859-1?Q?expos=E9?=
Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 22:24:41 -0400
From: A Friend <nope@noway.com>
Newsgroups: alt.journalism,alt.news-media,alt.politics.socialism,alt.tv.nbc-sucks,rec.arts.tv
Reply-To: A Friend
Message-ID: <171020172224412494%nope@noway.com>
References: <VPqdnSa1-JNdNnvEnZ2dnUU7-WXNnZ2d@giganews.com>
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=UTF-8
Content-transfer-encoding: 8bit
User-Agent: Thoth/1.9.1 (Mac OS X)
Lines: 31
X-Usenet-Provider: http://www.giganews.com
X-Trace: sv3-MUm34hsFK3IevGs3hhMMIwl5JoMoiu5GT1GSSd7H+dLiAFZ8F1DG+Gkabha792BF588xaS212EmPcvP!3gpfw2EIhrXTEefjEhmGr/snQbHJitCrrzd+R2RaX4TsRk8o2TuYav+VI+M=
X-Complaints-To: abuse@giganews.com
X-DMCA-Notifications: http://www.giganews.com/info/dmca.html
X-Abuse-and-DMCA-Info: Please be sure to forward a copy of ALL headers
X-Abuse-and-DMCA-Info: Otherwise we will be unable to process your complaint properly
X-Postfilter: 1.3.40
X-Original-Bytes: 2984
Print Article
Forward Article
In article<VPqdnSa1-JNdNnvEnZ2dnUU7-WXNnZ2d@giganews.com>, Ubiquitous<weberm@polaris.net> wrote:

> On Monday, the prominent producer Gavin Polone published a blistering 
> attack in The Hollywood Reporter urging that Weinstein?s accomplices 
> ?be exposed?. Prominent among these alleged accomplices on Polone?s 
> list is Oppenheim. Polone alleges that Oppenheim sat at the same table 
> as Weinstein during the Time 100 gala in April of this year. The tables 
> at this exclusive event are relatively small, affording conversation 
> between all those seated. 
> 
> NBC directed Fox News to its response to Polone: "NBC News emphatically 
> disputes the characterizations in this column. As Oppenheim said last 
> week in comments that were released publicly, the notion that we would 
> try to cover for a powerful person is deeply offensive to all of us. 
> And, as has been previously stated on the record, Oppenheim has never 
> had any relationship with Weinstein, business or personal."
> 
> Oppenheim has not apologized for spiking the story, which was written 
> by Ronan Farrow, the celebrity scion and NBC News correspondent. Farrow 
> eventually took the story to the prestigious New Yorker magazine, which 
> is known for its fact checking and high editorial standards and which 
> published the explosive piece without reservation. Oppenheim then 
> contended during a private NBC News event last week that the 
> ?incredible story? Farrow published in the New Yorker was ?not the 
> story that we were looking at when we made our judgment several months 
> ago.?

There should be a ton of relevant material -- emails ands so on --
inside NBC concerning this decision to pass on the story.  If there
were good reasons to pass on the story, let's see them.