sexual harassment

How can the restaurant industry develop more equitable workplaces?

Apr 5, 2018
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On this edition of Your Call, we talk about the struggle to make the restaurant industry more equitable. The Bay Area’s food scene is sumptuous, but it’s not immune to some of the nastier aspects of the restaurant industry.

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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#Metoo continues to make international headlines. Actresses, actors, journalists, and politicians are sharing stories about sexual harassment and assault.

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It begins with the usual, "I met him on the internet..." 

Sandip Roy: You Too?

Nov 1, 2017

I must confess when the #MeToo hashtags started flooding my social media timeline I was skeptical. 

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With the Harvey Weinstein tsunami of sexual misconduct allegations, it has everyone asking, will this be the moment when everything changes? 

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Wednesday marks the first day of classes at the University of California, Berkeley, which means it’s also the first day of classes for new Chancellor Carol Christ.

Whitney Bell got tired of receiving unwanted sexually explicit photos from men, and decided to do something about it. 

Your Call: Confronting sexual harassment

Sep 5, 2016

  On the September 5th edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss sexual harassment.

On the August 10th edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss sexual harassment.

Daily news roundup for Wednesday, May 11, 2016

May 11, 2016

Here’s what’s happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW news:

Mayor Lee put on public display over SF police reforms - San Francisco Examiner

“With beefed up security at City Hall and a room full of protesters, Mayor Ed Lee was taken to task Tuesday by members of the Board of Supervisors who sought answers for how San Francisco will address a beleaguered police department.

Daily news roundup for Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Apr 12, 2016
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 Here's what's happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW news:

Yahoo: Why would Daily Mail or anyone else buy net firm? // BBC News

“Recently, there have been more stories about Yahoo shutting bits of its business than celebrating successes.

“The firm's own internet services are now valued to be worth a fraction of its stake in the e-commerce giant Alibaba.”

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Daily news digest for Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Mar 23, 2016
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Here's what's happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW news:

Bay Area Muslims Say Presidential Candidates Cruz, Trump Creating Backlash // NBC Bay Area

Gun crime drops in Oakland, according to new data // Contra Costa Times

"If it seemed like fewer nights were interrupted by the sounds of gunfire and sirens last year, that's not your imagination.

"Oakland, which in 2014 had its fewest homicides in 14 years, also saw a big reduction in one of the leading causes of murder: gunfire.

Your Call: How do we define sexual harassment today?

Mar 31, 2014