Scores of sexual-harassment allegations have been reported in the media over the past few months. The allegations have targeted prominent men in politics, media, and entertainment.
Many journalists have investigated these stories, including New York Times investigative reporter Jodi Kantor, Washington Post contributor Irin Carmon, and Hollywood Reporter editor-at-large Kim Masters.
At Business Insider’s IGNITION conference, Alyson Shontell, Business Insider’s US editor-in-chief, spoke with the journalists about their reporting.
The national conversation about sexual harassment in the workplace started with the work of journalists whose reporting led to the sidelining of men like Pixar’s John Lasseter and the firing of powerful stars like Charlie Rose and Matt Lauer.
At Business Insider’s recent IGNITION conference, US editor-in-chief Alyson Shontell spoke with three of the journalists who have been breaking these stories over the past few months: Jodi Kantor, Irin Carmon, and Kim Masters.
Kantor is one of two New York Times reporters who broke the Harvey Weinstein harassment story. Rumors had been circulating about him for a long time, and she and Megan Twohey finally nailed it. Their investigation started a national reckoning.
“It was the moment when we said, as an organization, ‘How many of these stories are …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Strategy