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In #MeToo era, steps forward and back

When it comes to reckoning with the role of women in society, it can sometimes be difficult to know whether we’re in a period of enlightened new awareness or blithe ignorance. So it is that today’s news features stories on a major Boston hospital rethinking the prominent posting of portraits of the all-male cast of […]

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Untangling the McGrory-Sargent dispute

SHORTLY AFTER THANKSGIVING last year, amid the exploding #MeToo movement, the Boston Globe ran a blockbuster story about the husband of then-Senate president Stan Rosenberg allegedly sexually harassing at least four men who did business with or worked on Beacon Hill. It was the latest in a number of front-page stories chronicling sexual harassment allegations, […]

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Globe challenges Sargent to show evidence

LAWYERS FOR THE Boston Globe said they are trying to determine whether allegations against editor Brian McGrory of sending inappropriate and sexually suggestive text messages are true, but cannot complete their investigation without help from his accuser, former editor Hilary Sargent. “The Globe has done all the investigation it can without her, both internally […]