Les Moonves’s exit proves #MeToo’s power. But forces still stand in the way

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the Guardian—CBS’s sluggish reaction to Ronan Farrow’s reporting on Moonves shows that powerful protection still exists when men at the top of the ladder are accused The only surprise about Les Moonves’s forced exit from CBS is that it took so long. Because of Moonves’s power and long tenure as chairman of CBS, where he brought the network from last place to first and became one of the highest-paid US executives, many thought he would hold on to his job and ride out sexual misconduct accusations from...

Les Moonves Stands To Receive $120 Million If He’s Not Fired For Cause. Les Moonves stands to collect up to $120 million if the independent investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct fails to turn up information that would give the directors reason to fire him, according to new details of his separation agreement filed this morning with the SEC. If the law firms probing the allegations do find evidence of misconduct, Moonves walks away with nothing. The CBS board of directors will make a determination about whether the media company…