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Author Kantor, Jodi, 1975- author.

Title She said : breaking the sexual harassment story that helped ignite a movement / Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey.

Publication Info. New York : Penguin Press, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, 2019.


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Description 310 pages ; 25 cm
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unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-297) and index.
Contents The first phone call -- Hollywood secrets -- How to silence a victim -- "Positive reputation management" -- A company's complicity -- "Who else is on the record?" -- "There will be a movement" -- The beachside dilemma -- "I can't guarantee I'll go to DC" -- Epilogue: The gathering.
Summary For many years, reporters had tried to get to the truth about Harvey Weinstein's treatment of women. Rumors of wrongdoing had long circulated. But in 2017, when Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey began their investigation into the prominent Hollywood producer for the New York Times, his name was still synonymous with power. During months of confidential interviews with top actresses, former Weinstein employees, and other sources, many disturbing and long-buried allegations were unearthed, and a web of onerous secret payouts and nondisclosure agreements was revealed. These shadowy settlements had long been used to hide sexual harassment and abuse, but with a breakthrough reporting technique Kantor and Twohey helped to expose it. But Weinstein had evaded scrutiny in the past, and he was not going down without a fight. He employed a team of high-profile lawyers, private investigators, and other allies to thwart the investigation. When Kantor and Twohey were finally able to convince some sources to go on the record, a dramatic final showdown between Weinstein and the New York Times was set in motion. Nothing could have prepared Kantor and Twohey for what followed the publication of their initial Weinstein story on October 5, 2017. Within days, a veritable Pandora's box of sexual harassment and abuse was opened. Women all over the world came forward with their own traumatic stories. Over the next twelve months, hundreds of men from every walk of life and industry were outed following allegations of wrongdoing. But did too much change -- or not enough? Those questions hung in the air months later as Brett Kavanaugh was nominated to the Supreme Court, and Christine Blasey Ford came forward to testify that he had assaulted her decades earlier. Kantor and Twohey, who had unique access to Ford and her team, bring to light the odyssey that led her to come forward, the overwhelming forces that came to bear on her, and what happened after she shared her allegation with the world.
Subject Weinstein, Harvey, 1952-
Kavanaugh, Brett, 1965-
Kantor, Jodi, 1975-
Twohey, Megan.
Blasey, Christine.
United States. Supreme Court.
Sexual harassment -- Investigation.
Sexual harassment of women.
Sex crimes -- United States.
Social movements -- United States.
Investigative reporting -- United States -- Case studies.
Motion picture producers and directors -- United States.
Added Author Twohey, Megan, author.
Added Title Breaking the sexual harassment story that helped ignite a movement
ISBN 9780525560340 (hardcover)
0525560343 (hardcover)

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