On Oct. 5, 2017, the New York Times published an article by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey titled “Harvey Weinstein Paid Off Sexual Harassment Accusers for Decades,” helping to ignite the #MeToo movement.
Just days after the article was published, dozens of allegations of sexual harassment and abuse were made public by women who had suffered in silence for generations. Over the next 12 months, hundreds of men from every walk of life and industry would be outed for mistreating their colleagues, plunging the two journalists into a new phase of reporting.
On Oct. 21, at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Macky Auditorium, the two Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists will speak about their experiences within the movement. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m for the 7:30 p.m. event. The Distinguished Speakers Board, a student-led organization, is hosting the event.
Tickets for the general public will cost $20 and will be available at colorado.edu/macky starting at 10 a.m. Oct. 7. Students can get tickets for $2 and faculty and staff can purchase tickets for $10. Student, faculty, and staff tickets will be sold weekdays beginning Oct. 7 from 10 a.m to 3 p.m. at the first-floor event table in the University Memorial Center and will continue through Oct. 21 or until tickets are sold out.