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

This series of The Tip-Off is brought to you with support from the Bureau of Investigative Journalism and funding from Charities Aid Foundation. 


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