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#MeToo at Three: Are Newsrooms Meeting the Diversity Challenge?

Japanese women marching with "Unity through Equality" banner
Shizuo Kambayashi
Associated Press

Three years ago this month, stories about movie producer Harvey Weinstein's predatory behavior prompted a tidal wave of revelations about sexual harassment in the workplace and the birth of the #MeToo movement.

The newsrooms that reported on the phenomenon were not immune from revelations of gender inequality, and turned inward to examine diversity and inclusion in their own newsrooms.

This episode features journalists, activists and researchers from Japan, the Middle East and the U.S. to talk about what has — and has not — changed and what the future holds.


Host: Sijan McGinnis
Reporters/Producers: Ziye Tang, Rebecca Zhang, Sijan McGinnis

KATHY KIELY is a veteran reporter and editor with a multimedia portfolio and a passion for transparency, free speech and teaching. After a long career covering politics in Washington, Kiely moved into the classroom full-time because, she says, universities are the laboratories that will discover the formula for making fact-based journalism viable again.
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