Reporter Glenn Thrush Received't Be Fired After Harassment Allegations

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Glenn Thrush, one of many New York Occasions’ most distinguished political reporters, is not going to be fired following sexual harassment allegations towards him, the newspaper stated Wednesday.

Thrush, 50, as an alternative will stay suspended till January and be pulled from the White Home beat, based on the paper. It wasn’t recognized the place he’ll be reassigned.

The Occasions’ Govt Editor Dean Baquet stated the corporate had concluded its investigation into Thrush.

“Whereas we imagine that Glenn has acted offensively, we’ve got determined that he doesn’t need to be fired,” he stated.

Thrush was attending counseling and rehabilitation for substance abuse and could be going by way of coaching to enhance his conduct on the office, Baquet added.

The Occasions’ resolution to not hearth Thrush got here after a Vox article in November reported that the newsman had behaved inappropriately with 4 feminine journalists. The paper started its investigation after the article was printed.

Media personalities accused of sexual misconduct

Laura McGann, a former Politico editor, wrote a first-person account detailing how Thrush — who additionally labored at Politico on the time — made strikes on her and three different ladies.

Thrush was employed as a White Home correspondent in January to cowl the Trump administration. He was additionally engaged on a e-book with fellow Occasions’ White Home reporter Maggie Haberman. Random Home stated it was trying “intently and critically” at Thrush.

MSNBC, the place Thrush is a contributor, stated it was ready for the Occasions’ conclusion.

 
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