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Report: CBS management was warned about Charlie Rose's "widespread" misconduct

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(WKOW) -- A Washington Post investigation indicates 27 more women have come forward, accusing former CBS This Morning anchor and PBS host, Charlie Rose, of sexual misconduct.  

According to the article published Thursday morning, managers at CBS were notified three times between 1986 and 2017 of his treatment of women.  Of the accusers, 14 were CBS News employees, and 13 worked with him elsewhere.  

Rose responded to the Post investigation saying, "Your story is unfair and inaccurate.”

In a statement, CBS News President David Rhodes said: 

"Since we terminated Charlie Rose, we've worked to strengthen existing systems to ensure a safe environment where everyone can do their best work. Some of the actions we have taken have been reported publicly, some have not. We offer employees discretion and fairness, and we take swift action when we learn of unacceptable behavior. That said, we cannot corroborate or confirm many of the situations described.  We continue to look for ways to improve our workplace and this period of reflection and action has been important to all of us. We are not done with this process."

Rose apologized when the allegations were first made public in November 2017.  He was fired from CBS, and his show on PBS was canceled.  

The Washington Post cited 107 current and former CBS News employees as well as two dozen others who worked with Rose elsewhere in the report.  

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