South Dakota has a brewing sexual harassment scandal between a lobbyist and an ex-lawmaker and this one sets a new standard for ugly. Read more →
Ely Timberjay publisher Marshall Helmberger gave voice to his mother last week. She was a legislative aide who was forced out after being abused at the Capitol. Read more →
At the beginning of its broadcast this morning, CBS devoted 9 minutes of airtime to the story of Charlie Rose, who has now been suspended by the network. Read more →
Broadcast journalist Charlie Rose is now caught in his past. Several women who worked for The Charlie Rose Show between the 1990s to 2011 have told the Washington Post he made unwanted sexual advances to them including ‘lewd phone calls, walking around naked in their presence, or groping their breasts, buttocks or genital areas.’ Read more →
Jill Abramson’s worry assumes that there no people capable of fighting for women who are not guilty of sexual misconduct. Read more →
Bill O’Neill isn’t just anybody; he’s a sitting justice on the Ohio Supreme Court. And he wants to be the governor of the Buckeye State.
And today on Facebook, he made a good argument for why, in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations in which people are finally listening to what women have to say, it’s a good time for men to listen more and talk less.
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New York Times columnist Michelle Goldberg has given voice to the conflict that supporters of Sen. Al Franken may have in the wake of Thursday’s bombshell. Read more →
Neither Representatives Dan Schoen nor Tony Cornish have taken the obvious hint from colleagues to go, prompting the Star Tribune to call for the Legislature to begin expulsion proceedings. Read more →
The steady dreambeat, now, of sexual harassment allegations gives us pause to ask them a question: Who raised you?
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The unusual collision of a radio network’s management and a radio network’s newsroom was heard nationwide on Wednesday when NPR CEO Jarl Mohn was grilled by one of his network’s reporters — Mary Louise Kelly — on why NPR fired its head of news only after the Washington Post blew the whistle on Michael Oreskes’ behavior 20 years ago at the New York Times, when he accosted two women in separate incidents.
It was an unusual, and likely uncomfortable, few minutes as Kelly interrogated her boss. It was unusual for the CEO of an organization to be willing to be grilled so publicly. Read more →
Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch offers no names in his column today detailing just how common it is for female sportswriters to be sexually harassed by the men they cover.
Some of the players in incidents he details required the willful assistance of officials of the teams for which the athlete played. Read more →
I’m not embarrassed by Teague because he brought shame to a university I embrace, or a state I love. I’m embarrassed because I’m a man.
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Reading through the texts that recently “resigned” University of Minnesota athletics director Teague sent to a woman at a university event revealed that despite what he said when reading a statement last Friday morning, alcohol isn’t his main problem — character is.
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That there’s at least a little expression of shame surrounding the University of Minnesota athletics department today can be described like this: ‘It’s a good start.’
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No doubt, the creepiest part of the video I posted a day or so ago featuring the woman walking in New York, is the person who walked alongside her for several minutes. Read more →