Ronan Farrow

The Democratic Party Is Dead

Posted: Nov 23, 2017 12:01 AM<p>For years, we have been hearing that the Republican Party was on the ropes: when Bill Clinton won in 1992 and 1996; when …

Conservative View

BAD MAN TEMPLATE DO NOT PUBLISH

<i>How sick are you of watching the same abuse of power play out over and over? Very? Us too!</i><p><b>[Powerful man]</b> has been accused of <b>[sexual</b> …

Feminism

Ronan Farrow embarrasses embattled NBC with ABC appearance, may be switching networks

The embarrassment deepened for NBC News this week when its star investigative reporter, Ronan Farrow, appeared on arch-rival ABC to promote his latest exposé on disgraced mogul Harvey Weinstein.<p>Farrow appeared on ABC’s “Good Morning America” on Tuesday to discuss his Weinstein bombshell, which …

Entertainment

Who We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Weinstein

One result of moviemaking — and a side effect of moviegoing — is familiarity. If an actor is particularly good, familiarity opens into something deeper: care, concern, identification, empathy. Yet even those concepts can feel inadequate for some actors. For them, you feel something like ardor, …

James Gandolfini

Why the Post-Weinstein Wave Might Not Be a Reckoning

A cautionary note about a sexual harassment blockbuster that went virtually nowhere.<p>(A version of this column originally appeared on Poynter.org.)<p><b>Dana Perino</b>, the former <b>George W. Bush</b> aide and now a level-headed Fox News pundit, Tuesday described the sexual harassment disclosure all around us as …

Trump Tower

What if ... ambitious women weren't targets for 'great men'

<b>(CNN) —</b> What if.<p>What if the growing list of men accused of sexual harassment and abuse were not also an unholy brotherhood of power brokers and masters of artistic genius? The cavalcade that began with allegations against Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey and Louis C.K. and seems as yet unstoppable in …

Opinion

OMNIVORE: The post-Weinstein moment

Sexual harassment is not a dealbreaker in today’s Republican Party

Feminism

Harvey Weinstein's Downfall Needs To Be A Watershed Moment

News<p>It takes a lot of people to keep an open secret this big....no more excuses, no more cover ups, no more second chances, no matter who you are.<p>The …

Asia Argento

Trump breaks from RNC, Ivanka in supporting Moore

President Trump has broken with his party leadership and his own daughter, telling reporters that Roy Moore "totally denies" the multiple sexual …

U.S. Politics

21st Century Fox reaches $90M settlement for sexual harassment scandals

ABC News Dan Abrams and New Yorker contributor Ronan Farrow analyze how sexual misconduct claims are reshaping the media industry as allegations have …

21st Century Fox

Jordan Peele On Harvey Weinstein: ‘First Of All, F*ck Him’

<i>The Hollywood Reporter</i> held its annual Writer Roundtable last month. Screenwriters behind some of the year’s most critically acclaimed and/or critically discussed films gathered to talk shop heading into awards season: Jordan Peele (<i>Get Out</i>), Aaron Sorkin (<i>Molly’s Game</i>), Darren Aronofsky (<i>mother!</i>), …

Movies

Natalie Portman's Comments About Sexual Harassment Show Just How Normalized It Is

The more news that comes out about sexual harassment and assault in Hollywood, the more women start to reanalyze their own past experiences. During …

Feminism

Weinstein scandal: 'New Yorker' details settlements that covered up Weinstein's behavior

Fallout continues for film producer Harvey Weinstein, who faces allegations of sexual assault and harassment by 80 women.<p>The latest updates:<p><b>The New Yorker details settlements that kept abuse secret</b><p>A new report by Ronan Farrow published Tuesday dives into Weinstein's settlements, including one with …

Entertainment

Writer Roundtable: Jordan Peele, Aaron Sorkin and More Explain Why the Job Feels Like "Exorcising a Demon"

Scribes behind six of the season's most unusual scripts — including Darren Aronofsky, Anthony McCarten, Emily V. Gordon and Fatih Akin — reveal the …

Jordan Peele

Harvey Weinstein's Lawyers Are Still Telling People His 2015 Accuser Worked as a Prostitute

The <i>New Yorker</i>'s Ronan Farrow has another major story on Harvey Weinstein up. You should read the whole thing, but I'll highlight one particularly …

David Boies

Bob Weinstein ‘gave Harvey $800k for payouts’

<i>The New Yorker</i> reports that Bob Weinstein — who has repeatedly denied any knowledge of his brother’s alleged wrongdoing — personally paid the large …

Bob Weinstein

Bob Weinstein personally paid around £250K to settle a case between his brother and two Miramax employees who'd accused Harvey of sexual harassment and assault

9:45 AM ET, November 21, 2017<p>RELATED:<p><b>Charlie Rose Suspended By CBS, PBS and Bloomberg Amid Sexual Misconduct Claims</b> — The Washington Post spoke to …

Bob Weinstein

Ruth Porat's Googleyness, Another Al Franken Accuser, End of the Yellen Era: Broadsheet for Nov. 21

EVERYONE'S TALKING<p>• <b>Guru of Googleyness</b><b>.</b> Adam Lashinsky, <i>Fortune</i>‘s assistant managing editor, profiles Ruth Porat, CFO of Google and its holding …

Women in Tech

Daily briefing: Apple’s iPhone X, Mugabe quits and Damascus journal

Lauren Leatherby, and<p><b>Sign up to receive FirstFT by email here</b><p>Apple’s main supplier in Asia has been employing Chinese students illegally working …

Robert Mugabe

Gavin Polone: More Empathy for Victims Is Needed to Prevent Harassment

The goal should not only be to catch predators after they have serially preyed on the vulnerable but also to stop them from preying at all, writes …

Empathy

Harvey Weinstein’s Secret Settlements

The mogul used money from his brother and elaborate legal agreements to hide allegations of predation for decades.<p>On April 20, 2015, the Filipina-Italian model Ambra Battilana Gutierrez sat in an office in midtown Manhattan with an eighteen-page legal agreement in front of her. She had been advised …

Business

Clarence Thomas Must Resign

Utah Republican Orrin Hatch called “bullcrap” on Ohio Democrat Sherrod Brown last week. The Senate Finance Committee lion tore into Brown for …

Sherrod Brown

Will the Prison Rape Epidemic Ever Have Its Weinstein Moment?

Just one month after the open secret of Harvey Weinstein’s predation was exposed, the “Weinstein effect” has become a well-established piece of the …

Prison

‘Family Guy’ Depicts a Very Awkward Family Dinner Between Ronan Farrow and Woody Allen

Timing is everything in comedy, and joking about Ronan Farrow seems a bit misguided right now.<p>“Family Guy” is well known for its cutaway anecdotes, …

Entertainment

New Yorker Cover Hits Harassment Theme At Thanksgiving Day Parade | Deadline

After publishing several of Ronan Farrow’s investigative features on sexual harassment and abuse in Hollywood this fall, the <i>New Yorker</i> is returning …

Entertainment Industry

Ronan Farrow and Alexandra Schwartz Talk to David Remnick About the Effects of the Weinstein Scandal

In the wake of the avalanche of claims against Harvey Weinstein, more and more powerful men across the nation—in entertainment, newsrooms, tech firms, and politics—are being accused of sexual harassment, and are being called to account. Ronan Farrow reported, for <i>The New Yorker</i>, some of the most …

Culture

Gossip and News, Strange Bedfellows

On a recent episode of the Longform podcast, the hosts heaped praised on Jodi Kantor and her reporting for the bombshell Harvey Weinstein exposé. The …

Journalism

Harvey Weinstein’s 91-Name Hitlist, Revealed

The former studio executive sent the list to the team of lawyers and former spies he hired to prevent allegations of sexual assault from going public.<p>Just months before dozens of women began accusing <b>Harvey Weinstein</b> of sexual assault in October, Weinstein and his team had drawn up a secret list of …

Hollywood

'More pigs will be revealed': Asia Argento on life after accusing Weinstein of rape

Italian actor welcomes the sexual misconduct exposés since, but laments the slow awakening in her country<p>It has been six weeks since Asia Argento helped set off an avalanche that knocked down the most powerful man in Hollywood.<p>Since her public accusation of rape against Harvey Weinstein – Argento …

Silvio Berlusconi

Sex-harassment allegation wave will be 'watershed moment' if men 'man up': Fiorina

Carly Fiorina, a former CEO of Hewlett Packard who ran for the Republican nomination for president in 2016, said the current wave of sexual …

Gender