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Eyond that Women did report it They reported it and then were bullied and coerced into signing NDAs Many careers were ruined Because this didn t merely reuire THE REPORTING OF SEXUAL ASSAULT BUT reporting of sexual assault but takedown of a terrifyingly powerful oligarch and a network of secret intelligenceIt really is uite an outrageous story The amount of people who were working as double agents and attempting to cover up Weinstein s crimes is sickening This guy seemed to be friend s with veryone or at least know something about "Them That Kept Them "that kept them check And there was just this assumption that Weinstein was too powerful to touch Everyone around him looked the other way and let him get away with what he was doing I know that verybody I mean verybody in Hollywood knows that it s happening de Caunes told me He s not From Notes to Narrative even really hiding I mean the way he does it so many people are involved and see what s happening Butveryone s too scared to say anything The work Ronan Farrow did here and the work done by Kantor and Twohey whose She Said I will also be reading cannot be overstated He was personally threatened and spied on and warned against this investigation but he continued to pursue it Though this book is not really about him I did appreciate the few personal insights he gave us into his own life and the way this story consumed him He seemed to genuinely care about the women he spoke with and respect their boundaries I also liked how Farrow made his sources on Guitar Makers: The Endurance of Artisanal Values in North America everything clear always saying when something supporting his case was just hearsay or opinion Lack of this was an issue for me with Wolff s Fire and Fury I felt like he made a lot of claims and it was unclear how he could have possibly known that Farrow s approach shows a lot journalistic integrity in my opinionAmazing journalism aside Catch and Kill looks poised to be a crowd favouriteven for those who don t usually read non fiction It does feel like a traditional detective game of cat and mouse one in which the pursuer at times becomes the pursued and doesn t know who he can trust It is so fast paced and impossible to look away from that very couple of chapters I would have to shake my head and remind myself it really happened And that we got the bastardContains some graphic descriptions of rapeFacebook Instagram find this review others on my blog When I finished reading Catch and Kill two completely separate motions fought for supremacy within me a visceral procreative disgust buzzing loudly in my bloodstream and a flicker of hope that felt like just Hard Bread (Phoenix Poets (Paper)) enough to fit in my fists Somethinglse too Something that can t be solidified into ideas that words could ven describe Something inside me that still grinds at the thought of this book like the sharp dges of November 2019In Ronan I trust basically August 2019Ronan Farrow has a new book you say Excuse me while I search under the sofa for spare change bec There are two ways to view the MeToo movement Well two views I ll ven recognizeIn the simpler less brain destroying analysis MeToo revealed the grossness of many separate men It was an ffective means of Foraging for Survival empowering victims to speak about unrelatedxperiences and to hold unrelated men accountableIn the complex and horrific view these men are all related They formed a network of power and manipulation that kept women and victims uiet and they were able to do what they wanted because they were willing to help ach other do soIf you read this book it s impossible to look at the movement from the first perspective any longerRonan Farrow was trying to write the story of a rich and powerful rapist who used that power

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silence his victims and sexual harassers Farrow worked for did their part to silence Farrow tooReading about Farrow s tirelessness in telling this horrible and winding story is incredible and for that reason alone I recommend this bookSom. Surveillance and intimidation deployed by wealthy and connected men to threaten journalists vade accountability and silence victims of abuse and it's the story of the women who risked Foundations of Tropical Forest Biology: Classic Papers with Commentaries everything toxpose the truth and spark a global movementBoth a spy thriller and a meticulous work of investigative journalism Catch and Kill breaks devastating new stories about the rampant abuse of power and sheds far reaching light on investigations that shook the cultur. Catch and Kill Lies Spies and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators

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This was so good between this and Bad Blood I feel like I m really getting into books about investigative reporting Like a lot of times it feels pretty overwhelming trying to keep up with the news and read reporting regularly but this really allows for a accessible way to know find out about those same stories I also really njoy getting detail and break down about the process of covering these stories
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I think that was important here because of the implications of NBC trying to sit on the story and its broader tie back into the constant concealing of these stories Also Ronan Farrow is just really likable and I really njoyed the transparency about his own xperiences with his sister and they way he had initially asked her to stop speaking about it and how it ventually played into his own reporting on the issue Totally One Ticket To Texas enjoyed this and would recommend it to anyone Also if anyone has recommendations for other investigative reporting books I would love to get them I m sick of all the predatory scum like Harvey Weinstein Matt Lauer and Mark Halperin They deserve to rot in hell and I hope they do but I d rather not read any thing about themI understand Believe me I understand But I think you should make anxception for one book and that s Catch and Kill Lies Spies and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators And why xactly is this book "An Exception In Two "exception In two Ronan Farrow And for three good reasonsReason 1 As a person Farrow is uniuely suited to understand the ffects of sexual predation on families of both predators and victims and what it is like to live a life clouded by innuendo Ronan s putative father film director Woody Allen has been accused of molesting his sister Dylan it is clear Ronan still feels guilt for not being constant in her defense and he has been followed all his life by the rumor that he is the biological son of Frank Sinatra Farrow only alludes to this rumor in passing and declines to offer an opinion but I must admit that to my Art, Culture, and Cuisine: Ancient and Medieval Gastronomy eyes he looks a great deal like Ol Blue Eyes himselfReason 2 As a journalist Farrow found himself in a uniue position when he tried to tell the Harvey Weinstein story for he began atxactly the right time in xactly the wrong place In the climate ushered in by the Cosby criminal trial and primed by Access Hollywood s Trump tape Weinstein s many accusers intimidated and frightened by the producer s power and viciousness are finally on the verge of disclosing their stories Farrow discovers who they are and gradually persuades them to tell their stories in a groundbreaking piece of investigative TV journalism But his piece never gets on the air Why not Farrow works for NBC a network too intimidated by Weinstein and too worried about their very own predator Matt Lauer to let Farrow go ahead with his scoop Farrow parts ways with the network ventually presenting his Black British Cultural Studies: A Reader exclusive material in a magazine piece in The New Yorker on the 10th of October But not before The New York Times gets the scoop breaking the Weinstein scandal of October 5thBecause of this Catch and Kill is a story about much than the Weinstein scandal It is the story of how a major network in a score of ways puts obstacles in the path of a journalist who wishes to tell a controversial story a tepid show of support here a canceled meeting there an unscheduled conference with network lawyers a sudden interest in all those wonderful stories that the journalist could be telling instead The result is a damning portrait of good journalism uashed by spineless NBCxecutives and their calculating Comcast overlords Nobody with any degree of power comes off smelling like a roseOh I forgot about the spies I should mention the spies Weinstein hires a private Israeli firm with operatives that used to work for Mossad And then there is the most disgusting spy of all lawyer Lisa Bloom daughter of. In a dramatic account of violence and spionage Pulitzer Prize winning investigative reporter Ronan Farrow xposes serial abusers and a cabal of powerful interests hell bent on covering up the truth at any costIn 2017 a routine network television investigation led Ronan Farrow to a story only whispered about one of Hollywood's most powerful producers was a predator protected by fear wealth and a conspiracy of silence As Farrow drew closer to the truth shad. Gloria Allred heroic defender of abused women and secret spy for Harvey WeinsteinThen there is Reason 3 Ronan Farrow is a fine writer He can tell a complicated story in crisp often self deprecatory fashion and he can also summon up some first class rhetoric when he has toI ll let you find the first class rhetoric for yourself and instead Bryozoan Evolution end with anxample of an fficiently told anecdote Ronan calls his partner and later fiancee Jonathan to tell him The New York Times has scooped him on the story The Times is running I said Okay he on the story The Times is running I said Okay he a little impatiently You knew they might It s good it s breaking I said it s just All these months This whole year And now I have no job I was losing it actually starting to cry i swung too wide I gambled too much And maybe I won t ven have a story at the Silvers Edge end of it And I m letting down all these women Calm down Jonathan shouted snapping me out of it All that s happening right now is you haven t slept oraten in two weeks A horn sounded outside Are you in a cab he asked Uh huh I sniffledOh my God We are going to talk about this but first you are going to tip that driver really well Farrow wrote the ultimate can t stop reading bookI haven t read a book fasterI read She Said by Jodi Kantor and Meg Twohey about a month agoI ve followed the Harvey Weinstein scandalSo I wasn t xpecting to learn as much as we learn in Catch and Kill Ronan Farrow is the Babe Ruth hero of investigative journalism He nailed the truth Catch and Kill is THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY BEHIND THE STORYShockingcreepyinfuriatingwith truth brilliantly xposedReads like "A Suspense Spy Novel "suspense spy novel Going Berserk exposurepowerful andxplosive You think you already know this story but you don t This is ssential reading do i spend 30 to preorder this vote nowUpdate 111119So glad I did Stellar stellar stellar 425 STARSFinally finished this one and I must say I m incredibly glad I chose the audio Hearing the audio clips of HW incriminating himself is both ery and satisfying There s not much that I can add to a review that hasn t already been said but this was indeed an important readlisten and I m grateful to live in a time where some of the monsters in this world are being held to the fire I think that it doesn t matter if you re a well known actress it doesn t matter if you re twenty or if you re forty it doesn t matter if you report or if you don t because we are not believed We are than not believed we are berated and criticized and blamed Wow I thought I d already gotten as pissed off as possible about the Harvey Weinstein case and subseuent NBC scandal before reading Catch and Kill but apparently notThis is an unputdownable book about some astounding and incredibly brave investigative journalism People are going around saying Catch and Kill reads like a thriller and it does but that is partly because this story is so jaw droppingly outrageous that it feels surely like it must be a dramatic work of fiction Spies double agents secret foreign agencies working to bury stories well I guess there s a reason we say You can t make this shit upCatch and Kill is predominantly Ronan Farrow s journey to uncovering and making the public aware of Harvey Weinstein s decades of predatory sexual assault and harassment against the women he worked with He follows this with a look at how Weinstein wasn t an isolated case but one of many offenders in an industry where men were abusing their power and using it to silence their victims with NDAs and payoffs The man is not a saint Trust me there is no love lost between us But he isn t guilty of anything worse than what a million other men in this business do I feel like I ve read a lot about the case but this book really highlights the depth ve read a lot about the case but this book really highlights the depth Weinstein s hold on the film industry It is genuinely frightening As if it isn t difficult Come Hell or High Water: Feminism and the Legacy of Armed Conflict in Central America enough to report sexual assault this went way Owy operatives from high priced lawyers tolite war hardened spies mounted a secret campaign of intimidation threatening his career following his Autobiography and Other Writings every move and weaponizing an account of abuse in his own familyAll the while Farrow and his producer faced a degree of resistance that could not bexplained until now And a trail of clues revealed corruption and cover ups from Hollywood to Washington and beyondThis is the untold story of the xotic tactics of.

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