Ben Smith, Junot Díaz, and How the Anti-#MeToo Sausage Gets Made

A report that author Junot Díaz was “cleared” of sexual misconduct allegations shows how media outlets run cover for powerful men.

Jude Ellison S. Doyle

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A close-up of the delete key on a computer.
“Delete” is always located next to “power.” Photo by Ujesh Krishnan on Unsplash

The #MeToo movement was a triumph of journalism as much as anything else. Prior to the October 2017 expose of Harvey Weinstein at the New

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Jude Ellison S. Doyle

Author of “Trainwreck” (Melville House, ‘16) and “Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers” (Melville House, ‘19). Columns published far and wide across the Internet.