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ceo: 'multiple allegations' were made over long time period against garrison keillor

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ceo: 'multiple allegations' were made over long time period against garrison keillor

neither minnesota public radio nor its parent company, american public media group, has commented publicly about their decision to cut ties with former “prairie home companion” host garrison keillor over allegations of improper conduct.but on wednesday, according to mpr news, jon mctaggart, ceo of american public media, held an off-the-record meeting with employees in which he said there were “multiple allegations” against keillor over an extended period. reporters from mpr did not attend the meeting, but reported on it via colleagues who were there.a week ago, mpr said it had received just one formal complaint from one person, although it did say there were “multiple allegations.”american public media spokeswoman angie andresen said the company did not plan to issue a statement about wednesday’s staff meeting, said mpr news.the report said mctaggart told employees that he alone made the decision to fire keillor.management’s refusal to discuss the keillor termination with mpr or other reporters contrasts markedly with extensive on-air reporting this week by the another public radio station. the nationally syndicated “takeaway” program on wnyc in new york has devoted much airtime over several days to covering sexual harassment allegations against the show’s longtime former host, john hockenberry. jon mctaggart, ceo of american public media. keillor has communicated via e-mail and spoken in public appearances in the past week. he said in an e-mail ...