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October 12, 2017 8:53 AM The Harvey Weinstein mess: What did people know and when did they know it?

'MediaBuzz' host Howard Kurtz weighs in on Ronan Farrow's major Harvey Weinstein scoop in The New Yorker and why NBC execs passed on running his story themselves. The more we learn about the magnitude of Harvey Weinstein’s gross mistreatment of women, the more unanswered questions surface about who knew about this, in journalism and in Hollywood, and why they didn’t 131

October 12, 2017 7:46 AM Namibia: Forster Replaces Zealand As Cricket CEO

Peter Forster has been appointed as the new CEO of Cricket Namibia following the expiry of Dr Donovan Zealand's contract at the end of August. Forster, who is a civil engineer, has been appointed on a three-year contract which started on 2 October. According to a press release issued by Cricket Namibia, and in terms of good governance procedures, the board 138

October 12, 2017 1:28 AM How Did NBC Miss Out on a Harvey Weinstein Exposé?

Mr. Farrow’s 8,000-word article concerned 13 women, several of whom went on the record to accuse Mr. Weinstein of sexual harassment, assault and rape. The story, published on Tuesday, went online days after the publication of the first of two investigative articles by The New York Times on Mr. Weinstein, who was fired from the Weinstein Company on Sunday 190

October 11, 2017 10:54 PM NBC’s Hollywood screenwriter news president accused of ‘ethics violations’ for spiking Harvey Weinstein sex exposé

NBC News President Noah Oppenheim (right) is under scrutiny for why a story about the alleged sexual assaults of Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein (left) broke instead in The New Yorker magazine rather than on NBC. NBC News’ recently appointed president, Noah Oppenheim, is facing intense criticism for reportedly spiking an exclusive story exposing movie 166

October 11, 2017 9:56 PM Ben Affleck allegedly grabbed Hilarie Burton’s breast on MTV

BEN Affleck has offered an apology after a former MTV host says he groped her breasts - but another woman has come forward with fresh allegations. Actress and TV host Hilarie Burton says she was just 21 when she was groped by Affleck. Affleck took to Twitter after Burton spoke out to say he “acted inappropriately toward Ms Burton and I sincerely apologise 470

October 11, 2017 8:50 PM Africa's schools failing girls

According to the report released on the eve of the International Day of the Girl which was marked yesterday, the Central African Republic was ranked the second toughest place for girls to get an education, followed by Niger. The ONE Campaign is a policy and advocacy organisation of more than 8 million people taking action to end extreme poverty and preventable 173

October 11, 2017 6:29 PM Ben Affleck apologises for 'inappropriate' behaviour towards actress

The actor was accused of "grabbing" Burton's breasts when they appeared together on American TV show TRL in 2003. Batman star Affleck faced a barrage of criticism on social media after he commented on the sexual allegations made against producer Harvey Weinstein from a number of women in the film industry. The groping claim involving Burton resurfaced 133

October 10, 2017 9:14 PM How 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Delivered a Rare Moment of Unity

There are few issues in 2017 that don’t inspire intense, nasty acrimony, whether it’s the upheaval of national politics and world affairs, the treatment (and abuse) of women in journalism and entertainment, protests of racial inequality taking place before NFL games and so on. Those issues and many more deserve the time and energy we spend in discussing 122

October 10, 2017 6:22 PM Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie join the growing list of Harvey Weinstein accusers

More and more women are saying that movie mogul Harvey Weinstein sexually harassed or assaulted them. The New Yorker’s Ronan Farrow on Tuesday published the result of a 10-month investigation that included several women going on the record to allege that Weinstein, a Hollywood power player who could make-or-break careers, made unwanted advances, and in some cases 144

October 10, 2017 6:05 AM Late-night TV hosts offer jokes and disgust about Harvey Weinstein’s ‘monstrous behavior’

Last week, some people — including President Trump’s son — made it clear: They were not happy that late-night TV hosts barely mentioned Harvey Weinstein, the famous Hollywood producer and subject of a bombshell New York Times story on Thursday alleging decades of sexual harrassment against women. Perhaps, critics thought, the TV stars were ignoring the allegations 124