She said breaking the sexual harassment story that helped ignite a movement

by Kantor, Jodi, 1975-

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From the Pulitzer-prize winning reporters who broke the news of Harvey Weinstein's sexual harassment and abuse comes the thrilling untold story of their investigation and its consequences for the #MeToo movement.
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Publisher's Weekly Review: "The dogged investigative journalism that brought down Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein is spotlighted in this gripping memoir. New York Times reporters Kantor (The Obamas) and Twohey recount their months-long probe, which uncovered claims that Weinstein sexually assaulted or harassed many women, from actors Ashley Judd and Gwyneth Paltrow to employees at his company; the Times exposé led to formal rape charges and sparked the #MeToo movement. (Later chapters profile Christine Blasey Ford, the psychologist who accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of assault.) The authors deliver the sordid details--the seemingly innocent hotel-room meetings, the sudden demands for naked massages, and worse--but focus on the reporting: stakeouts of sources, document searches, assignations with an informant, fencing matches as they wormed information out of Weinstein's flunkies, and the bullying they received from Weinstein himself, a larger-than-life figure of bluster, menace, and self-pity. Along the way, they grapple with the apparatus of secrecy protecting Weinstein--the colleagues and lawyers who covered up abuses, the confidential settlements that legally silenced some accusers, and the fear of industry retaliation that kept others from speaking out. The result is a crackerjack journalistic thriller that becomes a revealing study of the culture that enables sexual misconduct. (Sept.)"
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Subjects Weinstein, Harvey, 1952-
Sexual harassment Investigation
Sexual harassment of women
Sex crimes
Motion picture producers and directors United States
Biography & Autobiography
True Crime
Electronic books.
Publisher [Place of publication not identified] :Penguin Publishing Group,2019
Penguin Publishing Group2019
Other Titles Breaking the sexual harassment story that helped ignite a movement.
Contributors Twohey, Megan, author.
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Language English
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Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages [267]-297) and index.
ISBN 9780525560357
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