How Tough Is It to Change a Culture of Harassment? Ask Women at Ford.

A multi-media expose of the ongoing sexual harassment and misconduct toward women at Ford Motor Company. Despite numerous lawsuits filed and settled in the 1990s, a threatening culture has persisted and led to a new round of litigations. Reporters Susan Chira and Catrin Einhorn investigate whether that culture can survive the #MeToo revolution. What will it take to bring down male auto workers, managers and union leaders who have harassed or violated women, in the way that they are being taken down in Hollywood, media, and the food world?

Published: Dec 19, 2017
Length: 21 minutes (5,368 words)

Canadians Adopted Refugee Families for a Year. Then Came ‘Month 13.’

It’s a year-long commitment to privately sponsor a Syrian refugee family in Canada, where sponsorship includes funding and helping the family navigate Canadian culture and society. Sponsors assist newcomers with daily tasks of living, including grocery shopping, banking, getting jobs, learning English, and ferrying families to appointments and activities. In the fourth and final installment of Refugees WelcomeThe New York Times’ year-long series on Syrian refugees in Canada — Jodi Kantor and Catrin Einhorn profile the Hajj family and members of their sponsorship group, reporting on what happens at month 13 — the point at which the sponsorship agreement officially ends.

Published: Mar 25, 2017
Length: 17 minutes (4,443 words)

Refugees Encounter a Foreign Word: Welcome

In Canada, ordinary citizens are clamoring to sponsor Syrian refugees and welcome them into their homes. The Times spent five months interviewing families and refugees about their experiences, which have been largely positive.

Published: Jun 30, 2016
Length: 22 minutes (5,511 words)