This week, a jury in New York convicted Harvey Weinstein of rape and sexual assault. We look back at the reporting that exposed the sexual abuse perpetrated by the Hollywood heavyweight.
The New York Times / Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey
Kantor and Twohey’s reporting in October 2017 exposed the Hollywood producer’s predatory behaviour and earned The Times the Pulitzer Prize for public service, which it shared with The New Yorker.
The New Yorker / Ronan Farrow
Farrow’s harrowing interviews with Weinstein’s victims, along with the reporting by The Times, helped launch the #MeToo movement.
Take a look at some of the other stories that caught our attention this week.
Airmail / Joseph Bullmore
Inigo Philbrick, the elusive art dealer accused of running a Ponzi scheme that fleeced the art world of an estimated $US70 million, has disappeared.
The Wire / Naomi Barton
Riots in Delhi — the worst Hindu-Muslim violence in years — have seen dozens injured, shops looted and t a mosque damaged.
CNN / Jordan Valinsky
The billionaire investor, one of Apple’s largest shareholders, has previously never owned an iPhone. Until recently, Buffett has relied on an old flip phone, made by competitor Samsung, which he joked had been given to him by the Alexander Graham-Bell.
The Guardian / Jingan Young
Journalist and playwright Young provides a warning about the “consequences of welcoming an authoritarian propaganda outlet with open arms.”
Columbia Journalism Review / Amanda Darrach
Images of empty streets and empty shelves are powerful images from a country with such a large population. But many of the images from China focus on people, shrouded in surgical masks. What are the stigmatising effects of how the media covers the disease?
The Economist 1843 / Pamela Druckerman
The Nigerian writer, women’s rights advocate and style icon is “such a phenomenon that her assistant recently warned that fraudsters were posing as her agent to collect speaking fees.”