Who knew that capitalism was the answer to fixing bad behavior. A roundup of editorials Thursday takes a look at the issue.
Opinions from the Left:
From the New York Times: You can thank capitalism for Lauer’s downfall. But you shouldn’t have to.
At @Variety, @RaminSetoodeh & I had been working on a Matt Lauer story for months and NBC was aware. There are multiple women we've spoken to with far-ranging accusations against Lauer. The power of journalism has never been more evident with this cultural change.— Elizabeth Wagmeister (@EWagmeister) November 29, 2017
From The Los Angeles Times: Businesses (and politics) need to take complaints of sexual misconduct seriously.
Matt Lauer has apologized, a day after NBC announced his termination: "There are no words to express my sorrow and regret for the pain I have caused." Full statement: https://t.co/ymDSJqjljC pic.twitter.com/pFyZisRpbl— CNN (@CNN) November 30, 2017
From CNN: As painful as it must be for some, maybe the revelations of such misconduct will lead to change.