"I'm not a vengeful person," she's careful to clarify. "We did not do this story to be vindictive, or even to take him down. That wasn't our purpose. Our purpose was to tell these women's stories, to expose his history, and to show how the company had protected him."

....aaaaand if he happens to lose his job as a consequence, well maybe that's karma.


    "I just realized there's so much power in the written word. All of those fundamentals of journalism—of holding people in power accountable, and giving a voice to people who need one, and shining light on the dark places—there's a real power in that."

She had this realization in high school when an article she wrote for the high school paper helped people get through 9/11. True then. Still true.

posted by kleinbl00: 635 days ago