NBC says no culture of harassment in its news division - KULR8.com | News, Weather & Sports in Billings, Montana

NBC says no culture of harassment in its news division

Posted: Updated:

NEW YORK (AP) - NBC has concluded in an internal investigation ordered after Matt Lauer's firing that it doesn't believe there is a culture of sexual harassment in its news division.
  
The network says that more needs to be done to ensure employees know how to report complaints about misconduct and not fear retaliation. To that end, NBC News Chairman Andy Lack said Wednesday that he's creating a way for employees to make such complaints to a figure outside the company.
  
Lauer, the former "Today" show host, was fired in November after it was found he had an inappropriate sexual relationship with another NBC employee. Three additional women subsequently made complaints about Lauer.
  
NBC has received some criticism for not allowing outside investigators to look into its workplace culture.

(Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

A full copy of the report can be found below:

  • LocalMore>>

  • Difficult conversations: talking to your kids about suicide

    Difficult conversations: talking to your kids about suicide

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 10:14 AM EDT2018-08-21 14:14:59 GMT

    Experts Say Open Conversations with Kids about Suicide Could Save Lives

    Experts Say Open Conversations with Kids about Suicide Could Save Lives

  • Air quality and your child's back to school routine

    Air quality and your child's back to school routine

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 10:12 AM EDT2018-08-21 14:12:10 GMT

    Smoky conditions continue across Montana bothering many folks.  Meteorologists have been warning active children and adults to stay inside when air quality reaches the unhealthy level.  But with school starting soon, kids will have to be outside waiting at bus stops.  Should your child be standing outside at the bus stop breathing in the smoke? Pulmonologist Lisa Robinson said parents don't need to worry about their kids standing out for short periods of times. She...

    Smoky conditions continue across Montana bothering many folks.  Meteorologists have been warning active children and adults to stay inside when air quality reaches the unhealthy level.  But with school starting soon, kids will have to be outside waiting at bus stops.  Should your child be standing outside at the bus stop breathing in the smoke? Pulmonologist Lisa Robinson said parents don't need to worry about their kids standing out for short periods of times. She...

  • Glendive mother expected to appear in court after being charged with negligent homicide, resulting in death of son

    Glendive mother expected to appear in court after being charged with negligent homicide, resulting in death of son

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 12:27 AM EDT2018-08-21 04:27:58 GMT

    A Glendive woman will make her first court appearance Tuesday after being charged with negligent homicide for allegedly leaving her 2-year-old son in a hot car, resulting in his death June 26th.

    A Glendive woman will make her first court appearance Tuesday after being charged with negligent homicide for allegedly leaving her 2-year-old son in a hot car, resulting in his death June 26th.

  • TrendingMore>>

  • Judge orders trial of Michigan official on Flint charges

    Judge orders trial of Michigan official on Flint charges

    Monday, August 20 2018 4:28 PM EDT2018-08-20 20:28:17 GMT

    DETROIT (AP) - Michigan's health director will stand trial on involuntary manslaughter charges in the deaths of two men linked to an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in the Flint area.

    DETROIT (AP) - Michigan's health director will stand trial on involuntary manslaughter charges in the deaths of two men linked to an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in the Flint area.

  • Missoula boy battling cancer receives support from New England Patriots

    Missoula boy battling cancer receives support from New England Patriots

    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:46 PM EDT2018-08-19 01:46:40 GMT
    A Missoula boy fighting a rare cancer has the New England Patriots on his side. Jack Berry was recently diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a type of bone tumor. His parents say Jack, who turns 11 on Aug. 20, is an active, outdoorsy kid. The July cancer diagnosis came as a shock. While the Berry family is staying in Massachusetts for treatment, they got the special opportunity to meet the Patriots at practice. Pats safety Patrick Chung exchanged autographs with the boy and ...
    A Missoula boy fighting a rare cancer has the New England Patriots on his side. Jack Berry was recently diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a type of bone tumor. His parents say Jack, who turns 11 on Aug. 20, is an active, outdoorsy kid. The July cancer diagnosis came as a shock. While the Berry family is staying in Massachusetts for treatment, they got the special opportunity to meet the Patriots at practice. Pats safety Patrick Chung exchanged autographs with the boy and ...
  • Tesla's Musk says stress, overwork taking heavy toll

    Tesla's Musk says stress, overwork taking heavy toll

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:41 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:41:41 GMT
    Electric car maker Tesla's CEO Elon Musk has admitted in a wide-ranging interview with The New York Times that stress is taking a heavy toll in what he calls an "excruciating year."   In the newspaper's account of the interview, published Friday, Musk said he was working up to 120 hours a week and sometimes takes Ambien to get to sleep.   Musk stood by his tweet last week saying he might take Tesla private.   Reports say government regulators have subpoenaed T...
    Electric car maker Tesla's CEO Elon Musk has admitted in a wide-ranging interview with The New York Times that stress is taking a heavy toll in what he calls an "excruciating year."   In the newspaper's account of the interview, published Friday, Musk said he was working up to 120 hours a week and sometimes takes Ambien to get to sleep.   Musk stood by his tweet last week saying he might take Tesla private.   Reports say government regulators have subpoenaed T...
  • Most Popular