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The USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism will briefly droop the usage of the media centre’s identify: The Julie Chen/Leslie Moonves and CBS Media Center.

« In recognition of the sensitivities surrounding recent allegations against Mr. Moonves, he and Ms. Chen have requested that USC Annenberg temporarily suspend use of the media centre’s name until the investigation concludes, » Dean Willow Bay stated in a press release Wednesday.

In an article final week in The New Yorker, six girls alleged sexual harassment or misconduct by the CBS Corp. CEO between the 1980s and late 2000s.

Moonves acknowledged making advances that will have made girls uncomfortable however stated he by no means misused his place to hurt or hinder anybody’s profession.

The state-of-the-art media centre’s identify was modified in 2015 after a pledged present from CBS, Julie Chen and Moonves. (Chris Pizzello/Invision/Associated Press)

The state-of-the-art media centre’s identify was modified in 2015 after a pledged present from CBS, University of Southern California alumna Chen and Moonves, her husband.

Moonves has additionally recused himself as one of many commissioners for the Anita Hill-led Commission on Eliminating Sexual Harassment and Advancing Equality within the Workplace. ​His alma mater, Bucknell University, has additionally eliminated some references to him on its web site. 

CBS Corp stated on Wednesday it has retained two legislation corporations to conduct a full investigation into the allegations about Moonves, CBS News and cultural points within the firm. The board has additionally arrange a committee to help the probe. Moonves may have no position within the investigation.

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