Job scarcity, unpredictable hours, power imbalances on staff, deadline pressures. For decades now, the fast-paced, high-stress culture in newsrooms has created conditions in which abuse of power and sexual harassment may occur. But it’s only recently that the bad behavior is getting the attention it deserves. Thanks to a landmark 2014 study by the International Women’s […]
Sexual harassment has been in the headlines since October, driven by women’s reactions to the high-profile outing of Harvey Weinstein as a serial sexual predator.
Sexual assault and harassment: Two topics that have gained significant attention since the #MeToo movement. For this webinar, we spoke with Daffodil Altan, producer of the Frontline/Univision documentary Rape on the Night Shift, Elisa Lees Muñoz, executive director of the International Women’s Media Foundation, and our very own Nina Sachdev, MIF’s communications director.