It’s not as though Farrow hit a wall or NBC expended its resources. HuffPost said Farrow had even opted to hire his own camera crew to continue the job.

It’s not that time had run out. It’s that NBC wasn’t interested.

And yet, after the New York Times broke the news about Weinstein’s predatory behavior and the New Yorker followed up with more details from Farrow, NBC, no longer able to ignore the story, ran the audio of Weinstein begging a model to forgive him for groping her around the clock, as though it were the only thing that mattered.