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Matt Lauer, Garrison Keillor fired for sexual misconduct

Co-host Matt Lauer appears on NBC's
Co-host Matt Lauer appears on NBC's "Today" at the NBC's TODAY Show on August 22, 2014 in New York City.
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Just a few hours after his “Today” co-hosts announced that Matt Lauer was fired from NBC for allegations of sexual misconduct, Minnesota Public Radio announced that it had fired former host of “A Prairie Home Companion” Garrison Keillor for “allegations of his inappropriate behavior with an individual who worked with him.”

Keillor told the Associated Press that the story is “more complicated than the version MPR heard.”

We follow the latest in the misconduct allegations.

As Lauer’s co-host Savannah Guthrie said this morning, “how do you reconcile your love for someone with the revelation that they have behaved badly?” In light of this news, what do you think? Call us at 866-893-5722.


David Folkenflik, media correspondent at NPR (National Public Radio); he tweets @davidfolkenflik