Rebecca Solnit considers Harvey Weinstein’s 23-year prison sentence through the lens of storytelling, and who gets to do it now that at least two men who were “in charge of stories” — Weinstein and Woody Allen — have in the past week lost so much of their power, and women are now finding their voices.
Rebecca Traister asks how NBC can possibly change its misogynist culture if it keeps the same bad actors at the top.
Rebecca Traister reads Ronan Farrow’s new book, Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators, and realizes that those at NBC who colluded to obstruct Farrow’s ground-breaking reporting on Harvey Weinstein remain in charge.
The classic “Bystander Effect” blames a lack of intervention on diffusion of responsibility. That doesn’t fly anymore.
This year’s Pulitzer winners include Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah, investigative reporting from The Washington Post, The New York Times, and the New Yorker, music from Kendrick Lamar, and more.
The women of Hollywood are seizing this moment.
We asked writers and editors to choose some of their favorite stories of the year in various categories. Here is the best in investigative reporting.
Investigations into sexual misconduct perpetrated by powerful men across several industries had the biggest impact in 2017.
Recent stories exposing powerful, abusive men suggest there’s value in taking rumors seriously.
“Allow me to make a controversial proposition: Men are every bit as sneaky and calculating and venomous as women are widely suspected to be.”