Friday, October 14, 2016
Mark Burnett has distanced himself from Donald Trump, as interest grows in digging up old Apprentice tapes. People who used to work on the show have spoken up about racism and harassment they witnessed. Meanwhile, Billy Bush is in PR crisis mode and is on his way out from Today, but he's not leaving quietly. Margaret Sullivan says NBC's handling of the Access Hollywood tape doesn't add up, and Andrew Tyndall says NBC's infotainment agenda helped set the stage for this situation. A.J. Catoline points to the editing of The Apprentice for helping to create Trump's star image. At Trump rallies, crowds are getting harder on the press.