In October of 2017, Ronan Farrow made an appearance on MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show” at a shaky time in his relations with NBCUniversal. Farrow, who had worked as a mid-afternoon host at MSNBC and a contributor working off a contract at NBC’s “Today,” had just published a blockbuster story in The New Yorker alleging horrible cases of sexual harassment by movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. His work was started during his time at the Peacock, so, Maddow asked at the time, why didn’t it end up being shown there?
“You would have to ask NBC and NBC executives about the details,” Farrow replied.
Many people have. But two years later, not much has changed.
Farrow appeared on Maddow’s program again Friday night, his latest stop in a publicity parade celebrating the release of his new book, “Catch and Kill,” a tome