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Ronan Farrow speaks with reporters at The Associated Press headquarters in New York on July 27, 2018. (Ted Shaffrey/AP). Everyone knew that the decision by NBC News to bail on the Harvey Weinstein story was among the most cowardly media episodes of modern times. The shorthand version goes like this: Ronan Farrow, a former MSNBC daytime anchor, worked to document Weinstein’s history of sexual harassment under the auspices of NBC News for several months. After much internal turmoil, he took the story to the New Yorker, which published it to great effect in fall 2017. It landed just after a New York Times exposé of Weinstein by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey. Responding to an uproar about the n... Full story

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