Two ra­dio hosts sus­pended for mis­con­duct

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long­time hosts at a New York City pub­lic ra­dio sta­tion were sus­pended Wed­nes­day while the sta­tion in­ves­ti­gates un­spec­i­fied ac­cu­sa­tions of in­ap­pro­pri­ate con­duct.

New York Pub­lic Ra­dio CEO Laura Walker an­nounced the sus­pen­sions of WNYC’s Leonard Lopate and Jonathan Schwartz.

She said the com­pany wants to en­sure a “harassment-free work­place,” but didn’t give de­tails of the ac­cu­sa­tions.

WNYC reporter Ilya Mar­ritz said on the air that he had spo­ken with women who made com­plaints about both Lopate and Schwartz. (AP)

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