Farrow details lack of enthusiasm at NBC for Weinstein story

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DAVID BAUDER AP Media Writer NEW YORK (AP) — In reporter Ronan Farrow's account of his contentious divorce from NBC News, the more evidence he gathered on Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual misconduct, the less enthusiastic his bosses seemed to be. NBC's decision to let Farrow take his work to The New Yorker magazine is widely regarded as one of the biggest mistakes in journalism in the past few years. The detailed stories on Weinstein published by The New York Times and The New Yorker in 2017 shared a Pulitzer Prize and are credited with igniting the #MeToo movement. "For six months, the only support I'd had was (NBC News President) Noah Oppenheim scrunching his nose and holding journalism at arm's length, afraid it might get on him," Farrow wrote. His former employ
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