Topic archives: sexual harassment

Doyle is finished, but what about the men who supported him?

March 14, 2018 30

Release of details from the Freckleton report into disgraced Melbourne lord mayor Robert Doyle has all but buried his chances of recovery, though the fate of the powerful men who enabled him is less certain.

Crikey Worm: formal harassment complaint lodged against Joyce

February 23, 2018

Good morning, early birds. Barnaby Joyce now faces a formal sexual harassment complaint. Plus, tent mould in the Nauru detention centre could be grounds for a lawsuit against the Australian government. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Crikey Worm: Joyce accused of harassment

February 13, 2018 1

Good morning, early birds. Things get worse for the Deputy PM as the tabloids dish up allegations of sexual misconduct. Plus, Bill Shorten has promised to introduce an Indigenous voice advisory body to parliament. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Is Doyle trying to prevent the release of the Freckelton report?

February 7, 2018 7

Team Doyle seems to be moving to suppress the publication or broadcast of any more damaging information.

Crikey Worm: Melbourne Lord Mayor resigns following harassment claims

February 5, 2018 1

Good morning, early birds. The embattled Melbourne Lord Mayor Robert Doyle has quit. Plus, finally, some good news for the PM in the polls. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Why it’s pointless to single out actors who work with Woody Allen

February 2, 2018 1

While renewed scrutiny of alleged sexual predators is always welcome, punishing actors who work with them is a futile form of activism and justice.

What is behind the decline of Vice Media?

and February 1, 2018 4

Once, it looked like Vice Media had successfully grown from a subversive street magazine to slick global news and media company. But now its value is dropping and senior executives are facing sexual harassment claims. What happened?

Razer: you can’t fix a problem like sexual harassment within existing structures

January 30, 2018 10

For all their honourable intentions and punishing labour, journalists of this #MeToo movement may not be helping as many women as they think.

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 29

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