#MeToo

Sexual harassment and gender discrimination have been met with a grassroots response in the #MeToo moment.

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Media outlets across the country have been rocked by the #metoo movement. From NBC to NPR, news organizations have fired or are investigating male journalists for sexual harassment. We’ll continue our #metoo series by talking about what happens when women in news media report sexual harassment, and what needs to change. How will this shift the media’s power structure?

 

Guests:

Katherine Goldstein, independent journalist who covers women and work for Slate, Vox and others

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From judges and politicians to public radio hosts and actors, the power of the #metoo movement has brought down a wide range of powerful men for harassment and abuse.

Since December 28, tens of thousands of protestors have taken to the streets in more than 50 cities across Iran. They're demonstrating against dire economic conditions, and corruption. At least 20 people been killed and more than 1,000 have been arrested. On this week’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage.

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