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Matt Lauer firing: This is what real reckoning looks like

Matt Lauer firing: This is what real reckoning looks like

This is what a cultural reckoning looks like.

Eight days after Norah O'Donnell and Gayle King spoke movingly of their reactions to allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior by CBS colleague Charlie Rose, an equally shaken Savannah Guthrie told viewers today that her morning show co-host Matt Lauer had been fired at NBC.

Lauer’s firing came in response to a complaint lodged Monday night with NBC about what the network termed “inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace that took place during the 2014 Sochi Olympics.”

According to NBC, the alleged behavior continued beyond the Olympic games.

NBC News Chairman Andrew Lack said in a memo sent to employees early...

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