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Views Preview: M.I.T. Media Lab Director Steps Down After Taking Epstein Money

Sep 10, 2019

The ripple effects of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein widen, as the head of the revered head of the M.I.T. Media Lab resigns after accepting a donation from Epstein. What did he know at the time of the gift?

Tiffany Hsu, Marc Tracy & Erin Griffith, New York Times: “Jeffery Epstein’s donations crease a schism at M.I.T.’s revered media lab

Marc Tracy & Tiffany Hsu, New York Times: “Director of M.I.T.’s Media Lab resigns after taking money from Jeffrey Epstein

Ronan Farrow, The New Yorker: “How an Élite university research center concealed its relationship with Jeffrey Epstein

Evgeny Morozov, The Guardian: “The Epstein scandal at MIT shows the moral bankruptcy of techno-elites

Vandana Rabaran, Fox News: “MIT Media Lab director resigns after report on financial ties to Jeffrey Epstein

Russ Choma, Mother Jones: “MIT tried to cover up donations from Jeffery Epstein

Justin Peters, Slate: “The moral rot of the MIT Media Lab

David Yajje-Bellany, New York Times: “Brown University puts official tied to Jeffrey Epstein’s M.I.T. gifts on leave

Evgeny Morozov, The New Republic: “Jeffrey Epstein’s intellectual enabler

Coming forward

Alexandra Alter, New York Times: “Previously unknown sources come forward in a new book about Harvey Weinstein

Carlos Lozada, Washington Post: “How the New York Times broke Harvey Weinstein

Elizabeth Blair, NPR: “When the ‘Whisper network’ goes public: The ‘S****Y Media Men’ list, 2 years on

Michael Balter, Columbia Journalism Review: “I now publish #MeToo stories on my blog, for free. Here’s why.

Rae Alexandra, KQED: “How Emily Doe’s book ‘Know My Name’ could help reverse the MeToo backlash

Protection from harassment

Lucy Wescott, Committee to Protect Journalists: “’The threats follow us home’: Survey details risks for female journalists in U.S., Canada

David Bauder, Associated Press: “Steps outlined for journalists to protect against harassment

Clare Duffy, CNN: “Online harassment is the largest safety concern for female journalists, new study finds

Don Corrigan, Gateway Journalism Review: “News analysis: Missouri legislature is exhibit A for toxic masculinity

Forbes forgets the women

Randall Lane, Forbes: “Opportunity missed: Reflecting on the lack of women on our Most Innovative Leaders list

Ruth Umoh, Forbes: “For(bes) The Culture: A growing community of diverse leaders

Lydia O’Connor, Huffington Post: “Forbes editor offers non-apology for leaving women off innovators list

Race Coverage at NPR

Richard Prince, Journal-Isms: “Uproar over race at NPR

Benjamin Mullin, Wall Street Journal: “NPR’s news chief’s criticism of race sparks coverage sparks internal backlash

Ben Sisaro, New York Times: “NPR selects Voice of America boss as its new leader

The Twin Towers on film

Tom Mashberg, New York Times: “The Twin Towers in film and TV: A tribute or a painful reminder?

Binge culture takes root

Maya Salam, New York Times: “No, Netflix is not abandoning its binge format

Mary Acklin, Civic Science: “Over half of Americans prefer all-at-once TV show releases

Why we made the move

Christina Leonard, Poynter: “Care about the future of journalism? Maybe you should teach it