"Fake News?": The Rise of Misinformation
RadioEd is a biweekly podcast created by the DU Newsroom that taps into the University of Denver’s deep pool of bright brains to explore new takes on today’s top stories.
Last February, a jury found movie mogul Harvey Weinstein guilty of rape and sexual abuse, and ultimately sentenced him to 23 years in prison. The conviction of such a powerful figure marked a watershed moment for the #MeToo movement and left many hopeful that a major move toward justice was on the horizon. But in the 12 months since, how much has truly changed? And how did 2020 alter the outlook?
Content warning: This episode includes conversation related to sexual assault, sexual harassment and domestic violence.
Anne DePrince is a professor of psychology in the University of Denver’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and is faculty director of DU's Center for Community Engagement to advance Scholarship and Learning.
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- YouTube: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) Responds to Rep. Ted Yoho (R-FL)
- New York Magazine: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: ‘I’m a Survivor of Sexual Assault’
- The New York Times: Viral Video Moves Sexual Harassment in Marine Corps to Forefront