Ep.38 Holding hands to jump
Jodi Kantor was given a beat and had been pointed at a tweet - a single tweet, without any names included that would set her on a months-long investigation. Teaming up with Megan Twohey, the two New York Times’ journalists set off to uncover one of the biggest scandals of the decade: a slew of allegations against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.
(Weinstein and lawyers representing his former company went on to deny all wrong-doing.)
This is the story of what went into breaking a major story that started a viral, online movement.
Read all about it:
Jodi and Megan’s book She Said is out now and available from all good booksellers: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/586563/she-said-by-jodi-kantor-and-megan-twohey/
Hosted and produced: Maeve McClenaghan
Production support: Cheeka Eyers
Theme music: Dice Muse
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