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The women who broke the Harvey Weinstein story – podcast

The women who broke the Harvey Weinstein story – podcast



When Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey began investigating Harvey Weinstein, they had no idea it would ignite a global reckoning on sexual harassment resulting in #MeToo. And: Rafael Behr on the likelihood of a winter electionIn the summer of 2017, the New York Times journalist Megan Twohey was on maternity leave when she received a call from a colleague, Jodi Kantor. The two had never spoken before, but Kantor was working on a story and needed Twohey’s help. It was an investigation into the Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. What they uncovered became one of the biggest stories of our times, launching a global movement. Rachel Humphreys talks to the journalists about how they convinced prominent actors and former Weinstein employees to speak to them, the lengths Weinstein was willing to go to in an attempt to prevent the story from becoming public, and what more needs to be done about sexual harassment in the workplace. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/audio/2019/oct/29/the-women-who-broke-the-harvey-weinstein-story-podcast

Author : Presented by Rachel Humphreys with Jodi Kantor, Megan Twohey and Rafael Behr, produced by Mythili Rao, Courtney Yusuf and Axel Kacoutié; executive producers Nicole Jackson and Phil Maynard

Publish date : 2019-10-29 03:00:06

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