With news about the Golden Globes and the movement beginning there, and likely carrying on to other 2018 award shows, all eyes are on Hollywood right now. The sexual assault cases coming to the light after the public
In a statement, A.G. Sulzberger, The Times publisher, talked about the groundbreaking work that’s been done to expose sexual assault in Hollywood and how they’re not finished yet. They also assured readers as well as employees that they’ll continue to support their journalists as they continue to go after the truth.
‘The Times spent months investigating sexual harassment claims made against some of the most powerful people in entertainment, business and technology. This groundbreaking work has been called some of the highest impact reporting of our time, prompting rapid reform in those industries and helping spark global movements like #metoo and ‘Times Up.’ The Times will continue to provide our journalists with the time and support they need to hold powerful people to account and pursue the truth without fear or favor.’
The statement in its entirety can be read here.
The New York Times is using their platform to make a statement during the Golden Globes in a major way. An ad will be aired during the award show which begins with the most harmful response to sexual harassment allegations. The ad then shows the strength of those who are able to use their voice and promises that the truth won’t be silenced.
The Golden Globes will air Sunday, January 7th.
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