News companies often have a difficult time when they or their employees become the news. “We don’t comment on personnel matters,” is the routine and unsatisfactory response in most cases.
This week, NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly went all-in with tough questions for her boss a few hours after Michael Oreskes was fired from his position at the network, when previous complaints of sexual harassment against him came to light.
You can hear the entire, take no prisoners interview here.
And if you find the Kelly interview interesting you may also like this one conducted last week by Judy Woodruff on PBS. She spoke to one of Mark Halperin’s accusers and we found Lara Setrakian of NewsDeeply.com to be a strong and compelling witness.