As ‘Today’ grapples with Matt Lauer’s firing, the question becomes: What’s next?

NBC employees told the publication that Lauer had a button under his desk that would lock his office door. “It allowed him to welcome female employees and initiate inappropriate contact while knowing nobody could walk in on him,” Variety wrote.

..  A good morning-show host has to be able to go into “hardcore news mode” if a breaking story happens, as Thompson put it, and the next day throw on an apron and banter with an author promoting their latest cookbook.