Thursday August 6, 2020

Book review: She Said: Breaking the sexual harassment story that helped ignite a movement

How old-school journalism shone a light on years of sexual harassment

6th October, 2019
Harvey Weinstein and Rose McGowan: the Hollywood star was the first to break the silence about the film producer’s years of sexual harassment and abuse of women Pic: Getty

Non-fiction: She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement; By Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey; Bloomsbury, €27.60

More often than not, journalism can seem like an arid wasteland of puff pieces, Meghan Markle hatchet jobs, listicles and blustery contrarians. Yet every so often, a piece lands that not only becomes a beacon of the profession, but a paradigm shifter to boot.

One of these was run in the New...

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