Former THR editor Janice Min discusses reporter's past attempts to "crack the silence" surrounding Harvey Weinstein and legal threats made by his team over the years to suppress stories of his harassment.
Former Hollywood Reporter editor Janice Min says that a key member of Harvey Weinstein's legal team, Charles Harder, is no longer working with him. Harder had previously threatened to sue The New York Times over its reporting about Weinstein.
"History won't be kind to silence," FCC commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel says. She is urging her fellow commissioners to speak out about President Trump's tweets challenging the licenses of TV stations that air stories he calls "fake."
Former FCC chair Tom Wheeler says that current FCC chair Ajit Pai's silence about Trump's threat to TV broadcast licenses is "shocking." Wheeler says Pai is "making himself complicit in the coercion that the president was engaging in." Former commissioner Michael Copps, a fellow Democrat, also weighs in on the issue.
Phones and other new technologies mean we're being "bombarded with news 24/7." Veteran anchorman Bob Schieffer says there is "no way any human being could process it, let alone sort it out." Schieffer talks with Brian Stelter about his new book on the subject.
Freedom of the Press Foundation executive director Trevor Timm says that President Trump has "already violated the First Amendment" by threatening TV licenses. Speaking of amendments, Jennifer Rubin of the Washington Post says the 25th Amendment option for removing Trump should be "taken seriously."
"Reporting protects women," Jodi Kantor says. Kantor worked with NYT colleague Megan Twohey to expose allegations of sexual harassment and abuse by Harvey Weinstein. The story was "half an open secret and half this hidden thing that people were terrified to talk about," she said, and the reporting is far from over.
Why is a coffee company doubling up as a media company? Starbucks executive chairman Howard Schultz its "Upstdanders" series is about telling "emotionally charged, uplifting" stories that the news media doesn't spend enough time on.
Charlie Sykes, former conservative talk show host and author of "How the Right Lost Its Mind," tells CNN's Brian Stelter that some Republicans such as Sen. Bob Corker are discussing President Donald Trump's behavior more plainly.