Former NBC Producer: NBC Took Steps To Kill The Weinstein Story

NBC has a lot to answer for between this and all their own sexual harassment cases.

Via Free Beacon:

A former NBC producer who worked with Ronan Farrow investigating the bombshell sexual assault allegations against media mogul Harvey Weinstein is accusing NBC executives of stymying the story.

Rich McHugh left NBC two weeks ago and has told the New York Times that the network took steps toward “killing the Harvey Weinstein story,” which NBC denies. Farrow ended up taking the story to the New Yorker, for which he won a Pulitzer Prize, and Weinstein is now facing criminal charges, but McHugh said NBC impeded reporting he was doing with Farrow in “a massive breach of journalistic integrity.”

McHugh said last year he and Farrow were set to interview one of Weinstein’s accusers but were told not to—and to drop the story.

“Three days before Ronan and I were going to head to L.A. to interview a woman with a credible rape allegation against Harvey Weinstein, I was ordered to stop, not to interview this woman,” McHugh said. “And to stand down on the story altogether.”

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