Views Preview: Covering Sexual Harassment Accusations Within Your Own Organization

Nov 7, 2017

Covering the sexual assault and harassment scandals rocking the entertainment world hasn’t been easy for many journalists, but it’s even harder when the accusations fly within your own organization. 

Callum Borchers, Washington Post: “How media outlets cover their own sexual harassment scandals

NPR: “Top NPR news executive Mike Oreskes resigns amid allegations of sexual harassment

Andrew O’Reilly, Fox News: “’Stunned and upset’: New pressure on NPR bosses over handling of sex harassment allegations against top editor

Merritt Kennedy, NPR: "NPR CEO takes medical leave amid newsroom sexual harassment scandal"

Sydney Ember, New York Times: "NPR CEO Jarl Mohn apologizes to staff, goes on leave"

The Paradise Papers

ICIJ: “ICIJ releases The Paradise Papers

ICIJ: “Offshore trove exposes Trump-Russia links and piggy banks of the wealthiest 1 percent

Juliette Garside, The Guardian: “Paradise Papers leak reveals secrets of the world elite’s hidden wealth

Davis Richardson, Observer: “5 revelations about global oligarchy from the Paradise Papers

Bill Chappell, NPR: “The Paradise Papers: Revelations spring from leaked records of world’s wealthy

Pete Vernon, Columbia Journalism Review: "The Paradise Papers, global wealth & journalistic collaboration"

FOX pulls anti-Trump ad

A.J. Katz, TV Newser: “Fox News removes commercial calling for Pres. Trump’s impeachment

Oliver Darcy, CNN: “Fox News pulls pro-impeachment ad, citing negative viewer reaction

Abigail Tracy, Vanity Fair: “Fox News confirms it’s a safe space for Trump

Trump’s Twitter account taken down

Doha Mahani, Huffington Post: “Rogue Twitter employee deletes Donald Trump’s account on last day

Andrew Blake, The Washington Times: “Trump’s Twitter suspension caused by contract worker, not employee: Report

Mike Isaac & Daisuke Wakabayashi: “Twitter’s panic after Trump’s account is deleted caps a rough week

DNAInfo, other sites shuttered

Aaron Cynic, Medium: “More than 100 journalists lost their platform yesterday, I’m one of them.

Clickhole: “We, the employees of Clickhole.com, have voted unanimously to debase ourselves in the most humiliating ways possible to please the billionaires who could destroy our website on a whim

Eric Zorn, Chicago Tribune: “DNAInfo was a vital building block for news

Edward Helmore, The Guardian: “News workers unionized. Days later, they were jobliess. Was it payback?

Julia Wick, Citylab: “Everyone should fear what happened to the Gothamist sites

Ricardo Bilton, Nieman Lab: “The risk of billionaire-funded media, the importance of archiving, and other takeaways from the demise of DNAInfo and Gothamist

Disney vs. the L.A. Times

Sydney Ember & Brooke Barnes, New York Times: "Disney ends ban on Los Angeles Times amid fierce backlash"

Jack Shafer, POLITICO: "Don't be fooled. Disney won its fight with the press."

Erik Wemple, Washington Post: "Disney just got clobbered in for bullying the Los Angeles Times"

Erik Wemple, Washington Post: “Disney declined to participate in L.A. Times movie preview over stories on company’s Anaheim dealings

L.A. Times: “A note to readers

Daniel Miller, L.A. Times: “Is Disney paying its share in Anaheim?

Paul Bond, The Hollywood Reporter: “Disney bars L.A. Times reporters from film screenings

Marcus Jones, BuzzFeed: “The LA Times has been blacklisted by Disney after critical stories on Disneyland

Jeremy Barr, The Hollywood Reporter: “Journalists boycott Disney Films after L.A. Times snub

ESPN’s new social media policy

Jena Greene, Daily Caller: “ESPN issues bizarre new social media policy

Tim Kenneally, The Wrap: “Michael Rapaport shreds ESPN over new employee guidelines: ‘This is some Stalin S**t!’”

21st Century Fox in talks with Disney

David Faber, CNBC: “21st Century Fox has been holding talks to sell most of the company to Disney: Sources

Cynthia Littleton, Variety: “21st Century Fox shares soar on report of Disney sales talks

Alisha Grauso, Forbes: “21st Century Fox has reportedly engaged in talks for sale to Disney

Dominic Rushe & Mark Sweney, The Guardian: “21st Century Fox held talks with Disney over possible sale, reports say

Brandon Katz, The Observer: “Three crossover movies that would be fun if Disney really does buy 20th Century Fox

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YouTube bots target children

Sapna Maheshwari, New York Times: “On YouTube Kids, startling videos slip past filters

Silvia Killingsworth, The Awl: “Videos bad

James Bridle, Medium: “Something is wrong on the internet