Mo's Digital Last Word: MISTER ROBERTS
Global Television news anchor Leslie Roberts has been suspended from the network after a Toronto Star investigation found he is secretly the part owner of Buzz PR, a small public relations firm, whose clients, such as lawyers, small businesses and others — appear on his show.
A Global spokeswoman says Roberts is suspended while they investigate the allegations. The statement from the network says they take “matters of journalistic integrity very seriously.”
Roberts said he would resign from Buzz PR and told the newspaper none of his clients paid him to get television
You really had to wonder when more and more news stories centered on Russell Oliver….
The Star’s investigation was spearheaded by Kevin Donovan, who also uncovered the Ghomeshi case, and who is fast becoming our own Jimmy Olson.
Mo's Digital Last Word: AND THEN THERE WERE 7
Meanwhile, Jian Ghomeshi appeared in court yesterday, where he faces three new sex-assault charges after three additional women came forward to police.
The new charges are in addition to four previously laid counts of sexual assault and one count of choking.
Note to Ghomeshi: check your woodwork, because they’re coming out of it.
Ghomeishi is free on $100,000 bail. His next court date is Feb 4th. (I don’t’ think he’ll have a date for Valentine’s).
Your daily dose of Mo with the Last Word – 01/09/15