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ViacomCBS Places Stations President Peter Dunn, Senior VP Of News David Friend On Administrative Leave Pending Results Of Investigation

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- CBS Stations President Peter Dunn and Senior Vice President of News David Friend have both been placed on administrative leave pending the results of a third-party investigation.

The investigation stems from issues raised in a recent Los Angeles Times report.

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That story reported allegations that the two executives "cultivated a hostile work environment" at local CBS stations.

ViacomCBS said in a statement it is committed to a diverse, inclusive and respectful workplace where all voices are heard, claims are investigated and appropriate action is taken where necessary.

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