Mediaweek’s Trent Thomas steps back amid sexual harassment allegations

Mediaweek’s Trent Thomas steps back amid sexual harassment allegations

The managing director and publisher of Mediaweek has stepped back from the trade publication following reports of alleged sexual harassment against female staff members. As reported by the Australian Financial Review, Mediaweek’s Trent Thomas cut ties with its external HR firm after it began investigating complaints made against him of alleged inappropriate conduct. He then hired a second firm, which found it was “more likely than not” that Thomas bullied and sexually harassed a member of his team. Insiders described …