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No Nobel Prize in Literature This Year

The Swedish Academy won’t name a winner in 2018, to take time to repair the damage from a scandal over allegations of sexual-assault and financial impropriety......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 4th, 2018

Three members quit Swedish Academy as row splits Nobel Prize-awarding body

Three Academy members chose to step down after a majority of members voted not to exclude a member whose husband has been accused of sexual harassment.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 12th, 2018

Nobel Peace Prize winner Kofi Annan dies aged 80

Getty Images Kofi Annan has died aged 80.   The Nobel Peace Prize winner and former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has died aged 80.See the rest of the story at Busi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 18th, 2018

The challenge behind Wall Street’s ‘Weinstein clauses’

Investment banks and merger and acquisitions advisers are advising clients to add a “Weinstein clause” or mandate a “#MeToo rep” during deals to protect them from sexual harassment claims......»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 6th, 2018

China reportedly told a woman to rethink her sexual harassment complaint against a famous TV presenter because he is a "positive influence" on society

CCTV via Weibo A woman accused Zhu Jun, a famous Chinese state TV presenter, of sexual misconduct in 2014. But police s.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 27th, 2018

The widow of a Nobel Laureate who was held under house arrest without charge for 8 years finally left China

The widow of a Chinese Nobel Peace Prize winner has left China after eight yea.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 10th, 2018

Sweden Charges Frenchman at Center of Nobel Scandal

Swedish prosecutors filed rape charges against a Frenchman at the center of a monthslong sexual scandal that led the institution that awards the Nobel in Literature to cancel this year’s prize......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJun 12th, 2018

Sexual harassment report: Visa stops Morgan Freeman commercials

Freeman, an Oscar winner who, at age 80, maintains a busy acting and voice-over career.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 26th, 2018

Key Words: Jimmy Carter supports President Trump as a potential Nobel Peace Prize winner

When asked earlier this month whether he deser.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 22nd, 2018

No Nobel Prize This Year as Committee Splits Over Sexual Assault Accusations

After months of resignations and public spats, the Swedish Academy felt it lacked the credibility to award the prize......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 4th, 2018

No Nobel Prize This Year As Committee Splits Over Sexual Assault Accusations

After months of resignations and public spats, the Swedish Academy feels it lacks the credibility to award the prize......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 4th, 2018

No Nobel Prize This Year: What to Know About the Sex Abuse Scandal Rocking the Literature World

The 2018 winner will be annou.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 4th, 2018

Nobel Prize in literature for 2018 postponed after sexual-abuse claims

The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2018 will not be given this year, but will be postponed until 2019, the body tha.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 4th, 2018

The Nobel Prize in Literature Could Be Canceled Because of Sexual Misconduct Allegations

There have been just seven years where the Swedish Academy failed to award the Nobel Prize in Literature......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 27th, 2018

The Times and The New Yorker Share the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service

Reporting on sexual harassment — including the predations of the film mogul Harvey Weinstein — was recognized by the Pulitzer board. The New York Times won in three categories......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytApr 16th, 2018

The Times and The New Yorker Share Pulitzer Prize for Public Service

Reporting on sexual harassment — including the predations of the film mogul Harvey Weinstein — was recognized by the Pulitzer board. The New York Times won in three categories......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytApr 16th, 2018

Scandal Rocks Sweden"s Jury for Nobel Prize in Literature

The Swedish Academy, the body responsible for awarding the Nobel Prize in Literature, is in crisis over its handling of a sexual-assault scandal......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 13th, 2018

Swedish Academy Faces Departures Over Sexual-Assault Scandal

The Swedish Academy, the body responsible for awarding the Nobel Prize in Literature, is in crisis over its handling of a sexual-assault scandal......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 13th, 2018

Peter Grünberg, 78, Winner of an ‘iPod Nobel,’ Is Dead

Peter Grünberg, a Nobel-Prize-winning physicist who discovered how to store vast amounts of data by manipulating the magnetic and electrical fields of thin layers of atoms, making possible devices like the iPad and the smartphone, has died at 78......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 12th, 2018

#MeToo Hits Nobel Prize Panel: Three Members Quit over Harassment Scandal

Swedish author Klas Östergren resigned by quoting Leonard Cohen’s lyrics......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 9th, 2018