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A Delphi forum for discussing breaking news, memes, various topics of interest. From the serious to the silly, we discuss the top stories in the news, on Twitter, and in your social media world. Every day, a different story.
Most harassers are not punished in the #Federal government—but their victims are #MeToo @USEEOC via @Reinlwapo https://t.co/3pZFLqCy2w— Missy Ryan (@missy_ryan) April 2, 2018
"How Bill O'Reilly silenced his female accusers: He required the women to lie and say their evidence was forged. He used a private investigator to dig up dirt. He even got their legal counsel to switch sides and work for him. by @emilysteel https://t.co/TUcutJdetV"Read more from Twitter
Linda Vester had a reputation for covering tough stories. As a war correspondent for NBC News in the '90s, she spent three tours of duty in the Middle East and took two assignments in Africa....Read more from Variety
.@katiejmbaker has been reporting on what became #MeToo since 2012; here, she thinks hard about the perpetrators https://t.co/b0DOyymlCy— Ben Smith (@BuzzFeedBen) April 27, 2018
Another 27 women say they were sexually harassed by Charlie Rose. Three managers were warned. Investigation by @AmyJBrittain @irin shows institutional neglect. https://t.co/zvqbZJSaDE— Beth Reinhard (@bethreinhard) May 3, 2018
Really damning article about Charlie Rose.
I was a highly educated woman with a strong support network, and I had been privy to the open secret. Rose's lechery didn't sideswipe me; it swallowed me, slowly, and despite my best efforts. For those who carry the scars of having worked for the Charlie Roses of the world, it has become only too apparent how such misconduct can be normalized, even among intelligent and well-intentioned people,...Read more from The New York Review of Books
Jane Mayer and Ronan Farrow on Eric Schneiderman, the New York State Attorney General, who raised his public profile as a voice against sexual misconduct and is now accused by several women of assaulted.Read more from www.newyorker.com
"Roman Polanski is suing the Oscars Academy over his expulsion and he's got some things to say about #metoo"Read more from Twitter
The bases for his argument reminds me of the Affluenza defence.
You (Hollywood/movie goers) did not punish me before it is therefore hypocritical to now.
Well sir, it is no longer ok to look the other way.
A recap of Polanski and his crime.
It's 40 years this week since the director and convicted sex offender went on the run. What does his continued success reveal about the film world's true attitude towards sexual assault?Read more from the Guardian
Yeah, I'm not going to be getting my violin out for him any time soon.