Charges of harassment and sexual abuse at NPR have now been made. National Public Radio is supposedly the home of the elite. They have elite journalist and broadcasters. They have elite programs. Thier newscast cater to the elite. Now they have elite sexual harassment.
Michael Oreskes, NPR’s top editor, resigned last week after two allegations were made against him. Adding to that, his boss just took a 4-week vacation. Huh?
A quick scan of the National Public Radio web page shows no mention of this developing scandal. NPR does have a Mission Statement:
The NPR Mission
The mission of NPR is to work in partnership with Member Stations to create a more informed public — one challenged and invigorated by a deeper understanding and appreciation of events, ideas, and cultures.
To accomplish our mission, we produce, acquire, and distribute programming that meets the highest standards of public service in journalism and cultural expression; we represent our members in matters of their mutual interest, and we provide satellite interconnection for the entire public radio system.
There may be some mission creep occurring.
As Written By John Nolte for Breitbart:
The left-wing Washington Post reports that NPR “leaders were aware of at least four complaints against” Michael Oreskes, NPR’s top editor, prior to his resignation last week after two allegations went public. With charges of a cover-up floating about, NPR chief Jarl Mohn has taken a four-week leave for what he says are medical reasons.
The brewing NPR scandal comes down to the left-wing news outlet’s decision to keep Oreskes on, even though top management knew of four harassment allegations against him, according to the Post.
To make matters worse, the Post reports that in just the last ten days, five more NPR staffers claim to have been harassed by Oreskes.
Going forward, the problems for Mohn and the taxpayer-subsidized NPR are quite obvious.
By not acting appropriately and/or effectively enough to end Oreskes’s alleged behavior — meaning serious disciplinary action or termination — the alleged victims piled up. The …….
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