Tag: Twohey, Megan

Rose McGowan Sues Harvey Weinstein and Lawyers He Enlisted to Discredit Her

The actress Rose McGowan on Wednesday sued Harvey Weinstein and the lawyers David Boies and Lisa Bloom, accusing them of directing a campaign of covert and illegal measures meant to discredit her and prevent her from going public with her rape accusation against him. The lawsuit includes Ms. McGowan’s account of attempts to interfere with […]

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When #MeToo Went on Trial

Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device: Via Apple Podcasts | Via RadioPublic | Via Stitcher The investigation of Harvey Weinstein that helped give rise to the #MeToo movement had seemed, for a moment, to unite the country in redefining the rules around sex and power. But as a backlash emerged, the […]

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Bob Woodward Is Criticized for ‘She Said’ Interview

During a career spanning nearly five decades, Bob Woodward has interviewed several presidents, dozens of cabinet officials and, most famously, W. Mark Felt, an associate F.B.I. director who helped him piece together the narrative that led to the resignation of President Richard M. Nixon. But Mr. Woodward, a longtime Washington Post reporter who is an […]

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18 New Books to Watch For in October

It’s another big month for books. Ronan Farrow’s book — coming on the heels of “She Said,” by the Times reporters Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey — exposes systems of power that enable predators. Other titles speak to our disjointed times, in one way or another: The MSNBC host Rachel Maddow investigates the corrosive effects […]

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It’s Super Tuesday (for Books)!

This is a particularly star-studded week for publishing, with books by Stephen King, Margaret Atwood and other heavy-hitters out tomorrow. Here’s what our reviewers and critics had to say about some of the biggest new titles. [ Want to keep up with the latest books news? Subscribe to the Books Briefing newsletter. ] ‘Audience of […]

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‘She Said’ Recounts How Two Times Reporters Broke the Harvey Weinstein Story

SHE SAIDBreaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a MovementBy Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey Tell the truth: Do you really need to hear more about Harvey Weinstein? The open bathrobe, the hotel hot tubs, the syringes of erectile-dysfunction drugs delivered by cowed assistants, the transparent requests for “a massage,” the ejaculatory exhibitions — […]

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Previously Unknown Sources Come Forward in a New Book About Harvey Weinstein

Two years before the allegations of sexual harassment and abuse against Harvey Weinstein became public, his own brother and business partner, Bob Weinstein, confronted him, pleading with him to get medical treatment for what he described as many years of “misbehavior.” “You have brought shame to the family and your company through your misbehavior,” Bob […]

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17 New Books to Watch For in September

After the sleepy months of summer, September brings a windfall of new titles. Fans of “The Handmaid’s Tale,” rejoice: Decades after the novel was published, Margaret Atwood returns with a sequel. A new biography of Susan Sontag — a 700-page, exhaustive, doorstop of a book — explores her intellectual development and sexuality in unsparing detail. […]

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Two Women Who Heard E. Jean Carroll’s Account of Being Attacked by Trump Go Public

Two women in whom E. Jean Carroll confided about having allegedly been sexually attacked by Donald Trump in the 1990s spoke publicly about it for the first time in an interview excerpted on the New York Times podcast “The Daily,” describing the conflicting advice they gave their friend at the time. On Wednesday, Megan Twohey, […]

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