Is Redemption Possible In The Aftermath Of #MeToo? (NPR)

It’s been two years since the #MeToo movement erupted, toppling many powerful men accused of sexual misconduct. Some guys who were ousted for alleged sexual misconduct started talking about their comebacks practically nanoseconds after they were accused. But the pace of those actually doing it seems to be picking up, with comedian Louis C.K. returning … Read more

“Screen Actors Guild Finds Kip Pardue Guilty of Serious Misconduct. What Repercussions Will He Face?” (Los Angeles Times)

It’s been roughly one year since Sarah Scott went to the Screen Actors Guild to report sexual harassment on set. She went to the union just days after an incident with Kip Pardue, her costar in an independent television pilot, in which she alleged he had forced her to touch his penis during a sex … Read more

The Peacock Patriarchy (Esquire)

It was a little before dawn on the last Wednesday in November, and the robin-egg blue of the slowly brightening sky heralded a fine day—good news for NBC as it prepared for the evening’s Christmas- tree-lighting special, hosted again by then- fifty-nine-year-old Today anchor Matt Lauer, at Rockefeller Center, the network’s home. Yet as the crews for … Read more

“Tom Brokaw Denies Sexually Harassing Former NBC News Colleague” (NBC News)

Tom Brokaw, the retired longtime anchor of “NBC Nightly News,” denied a former colleague’s accusation on Thursday that he tried to kiss and grope her when she was an NBC News correspondent during the 1990s. The former correspondent, Linda Vester, told The Washington Post and Variety that Brokaw, who at 78 is 26 years older than she, twice made … Read more

“All Men Should Be Facing the Mirror On Sexual Harassment” by Ari Wilkenfeld (The Washington Post)

Ari Wilkenfeld is a founding partner at Wilkenfeld, Herendeen & Atkinson and has been a civil rights and employment attorney for more than 20 years. A little more than two weeks ago, NBC fired Matt Lauer after my client provided a confidential complaint about the former “Today” show host of 20 years. Women have come forward in different ways … Read more