Saturday, January 25, 2020

MixedTimes - Entertainment

Newsman Jim Lehrer dead at age 85

Longtime PBS NewsHour anchor and co-founder Jim Lehrer died Thursday at age 85, the organization said in a press release.

Ousted Grammys CEO Deborah Dugan suggests awards are tainted

Deborah Dugan, the ousted Grammys CEO who was put on administrative leave last week, has said music's biggest awards are tainted because of conflicts of interest that infect how certain songs and artists are nominated.

Cuba Gooding Jr. groping case trial set for April

Two women who have accused Cuba Gooding Jr. of sexual misconduct will be allowed to testify at his trial on charges that he groped three other women at Manhattan bars in 2018 and 2019.