CBS News chief denounces ‘dangerous threats’ against Gayle King

The president of CBS News condemned threats faced by Gayle King after she brought up a 2003 rape allegation against NBA legend Kobe Bryant in an interview.

Susan Zirinsky, who has led CBS News for a year, did not name anyone who slung such “reprehensible” comments at King, but the statement, obtained by the Hill, comes after rapper Snoop Dogg made threatening comments about the broadcaster.

“We fully support Gayle King and her integrity as a journalist,” Zirinsky said. “We find the threats against her or any journalist doing their job reprehensible.”

King, 65, faced heavy criticism after bringing
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