CBS News fires political director over allegations of 'inappropriate behavior'

FOX News

The news network terminated its political director amid allegations of "inappropriate behavior" on Wednesday.


Who Is Steve Chaggaris? CBS Political Director Fired Amid 'Inappropriate Behavior' Allegations

International Business Times

CBS News announced Wednesday that it had fired its political director, Steve Chaggaris, following allegations of inappropriate behavior in his past.



NBC News executive ousted over 'inappropriate conduct' with female employees

Los Angeles Times

Matt Zimmerman, the executive in charge of booking for NBC News, has been fired for what the company called "inappropriate conduct" with female employees at the network.


MSNBC political analyst Mark Halperin put on leave over sexual harassment claims

Los Angeles Times

Political journalist and author Mark Halperin was pulled Thursday from his contributor's role at MSNBC after a report that he sexually harassed five women during his tenure at ABC News. Five women who worked with Halperin when he was political director of ABC News in the early 2000s told CNN that he propositioned them or touched them in appropriately while on the job. Three women said Halperin pressed up against them while having an erection. None of the women complained to ABC's human resources department about his behavior, according to the report. The accusers spoke to CNN on the condition of anonymity.