Les Moonves threatens to sue CBS over leaks about sex misconduct probe

Disgraced media mogul Les Moonves is threatening to sue CBS over recent leaks of lurid details about his alleged sexual misconduct, The Post has learned. In what’s expected to amount to a breach of contract suit, Moonves’ lawyers are preparing to allege that leaks to the New York Times this week about CBS’s pending investigation into Moonves broke a confidentiality […]

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CBS still paying ‘60 Minutes’ creator Don Hewitt’s alleged sex assault victim: report

The late founder of “60 Minutes,” CBS’ flagship news magazine show that’s been on air since the 1960s, reportedly sexually assaulted a woman and ruined her career in the 1990s. Lawyers researching sexual harassment at the network after a series of recent scandals found that CBS quietly reached a settlement with the woman in the 1990s and the network continues […]

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Bloomberg News sheds senior staff, fueling sale speculation

Bloomberg News has quietly shed dozens of experienced reporters and editors this year — including some of its most senior staff — as its owner Michael Bloomberg considers selling its parent company ahead of a possible presidential run, The Post has learned. At least 43 reporters and editors, most of them in New York, are known to have left the […]

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Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’ is the bestselling book of 2018

Just two weeks after its release, Michelle Obama’s memoir “Becoming” is the bestselling book of the year. The former first lady’s book has sold more than 2 million copies in North America since its Nov. 13 release, according to NDP BookScan data. It sold 725,000 copies on its first day alone. The book is also taking off overseas, topping bestseller […]

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Far-right activist Laura Loomer handcuffs herself to Twitter HQ

Conservative activist Laura Loomer handcuffed herself to the Twitter headquarters in Manhattan on Thursday to protest being banned from the social media site. Loomer, 25, shackled her hand to the door of the building on West 17th Street near 8th Avenue at around 4 p.m. and became stuck there after claiming she did not have a key to open the […]

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Social media hunt to expose man who had one-night-stand in Blackpool

Is this Ben from Chesterfield? Social media users hunt to expose lothario who had one-night-stand on Blackpool beach THEN revealed he had girlfriend ‘Ben’ had sex with woman in Blackpool before telling her he was in a relationship He then told her he would delete her number so his girlfriend wouldn’t find out Kayleigh Bettney named the man as her […]

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Media blasted for its role in Bulldogs' Mad Monday scandal

Canterbury players Adam Elliott and Asipeli Fine are expected to plead guilty to charges of wilful and obscene exposure, despite the lawyer acting for the latter blasting the media for its role in the Mad Monday scandal. The Bulldogs players were charged after being photographed nude at the Harbour View Hotel at the Rocks during the traditional end-of-season bonding night. […]

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Trump wants ‘rules and regulations’ for reporters

Team Trump is writing up “rules and regulations” for how reporters should behave during White House press briefings, President Trump said Friday. “People have to behave and we are writing up rules and regulations. I think you were treated very unfairly. Both of you were treated very unfairly because you have people interrupting you,” the president said at the White […]

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University with ties to Newsweek added to DA’s indictment

The money-laundering indictment that initially involved Newsweek’s parent company IBT Media has been widened by the Manhattan district attorney’s office to include fundamentalist Christian college Olivet University and many of its top officers. The scheme is now said to have involved $35 million in illicitly obtained funds — more than triple the amount originally thought to be involved in the […]

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