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More Women Accuse Rose; Some Say They Alerted CBS Managers

The Post article also states managers at CBS were warned of Rose's conduct over the years but no action was taken

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    The Weinstein Ripple Effect

    Harvey Weinstein’s ouster from the Weinstein Company in light of multiple sexual misconduct allegations against him is causing thousands of other women to speak up and speak out against powerful abusers in the workplace. (Published Monday, Dec. 11, 2017)

    With 27 more women alleging former news anchor Charlie Rose of sexual misconduct, a report Thursday calls into question CBS News' claims that his behavior was a surprise before he was fired last November.

    The Washington Post said that on least three occasions prior to that, women reported discomfort about Rose's actions to superiors. Rose was fired as "CBS This Morning" anchor and PBS cancelled his interview show after an earlier Post report on women who said he groped them, made lewd remarks or walked around naked around them.

    In one new allegation, a former research assistant said Rose exposed his penis and touched her breasts when they worked at NBC News' Washington bureau in 1976.

    The Post said Rose, 76, told the newspaper in an email that its story was inaccurate and unfair.

    'Tonight': Rachel Brosnahan Still Plays 'Pokemon Go'

    [NATL] 'Tonight': Rachel Brosnahan Still Plays 'Pokemon Go'

    "Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" actress Rachel Brosnahan talks about being nervous to host "Saturday Night Live," adding new awards to her "toilet shelf" and her and her husband's obsession with "Pokemon Go."

    (Published Friday, Jan. 18, 2019)

    Since Rose was fired, CBS News said it has taken steps to ensure a safer workplace, including mandatory misconduct training. Network news President David Rhodes and other key managers have said they were unaware of Rose's actions. Yet the Post outlined three episodes where word had reportedly spread:

    —Ann