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Topic archives: sexual harassment

Inside the spin: how accused harassers get ahead of the story

January 18, 2018 3

We may be at a remarkable moment for speaking out against assault, but the accused are doing what they've always done: paying professionals to put out the fires.

Inside Tracey Spicer’s operation to expose the sexual harassment scourge

January 12, 2018 28

Tracey Spicer isn't just the face of the investigation into sexual misconduct: her process is methodical, supportive, and comprehensive.

The Rocky Horror allegations seem strangely inconvenient for the arts fluff of The Advertiser

January 12, 2018

Coverage of Craig McLachlan's sexual misconduct allegations (or lack thereof) is highlighting the limits of rigour in Adelaide arts journalism.

Daily Mail provokes ‘African gang flare-up’ … peak Guardian … ‘I made the shitty media men list’ …

Daily Mail provokes ‘African gang flare-up’ … peak Guardian … ‘I made the shitty media men list’ …

January 12, 2018

Ruh-roh, the Daily Mail is at it again. And other media tidbits of the day.

How accused men are responding to sexual harassment allegations

January 9, 2018 25

Barely a week seems to go by lately without another powerful man accused of sexual harassment and indecent assault. We take a look at the different ways they respond.

Crikey Worm: more McLachlan accusers come forward

January 9, 2018 1

Good morning, early birds. Yet more women have come forward with allegations against TV actor Craig McLachlan, and Melbourne Lord Mayor Robert Doyle faces a second claim of sexual harassment. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Crikey Worm: indecent assault claims against Craig McLachlan

January 8, 2018

Good morning, early birds, and welcome to the first edition of Crikey Worm for 2018. Actor Craig McLachlan has been accused of sexual harassment and indecent assault. Plus, the controversial claims of a South Sudanese commentator on gang activity in Melbourne have come under scrutiny. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Unique conditions of the music industry allow sexual harassment to thrive

December 19, 2017 6

As victims from the music industry come forward with their stories, Crikey asks what is it that is unique to the music scene that allows this behavior to flourish?

Crikey Worm: parliament says ‘yes’ to marriage equality

December 8, 2017

Good morning, early birds. A watershed moment in Australian history as the Australian Parliament finally passes marriage equality legislation. Plus, Channel Seven has begun legal action against former employee Amber Harrison. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Want to stop harassment? The whole structure needs to go.

December 4, 2017 1

The loudest calls for ending workplace harassment are coming from the media, itself one of the slowest industries in adopting structural change.