The #MeToo one, and I was shocked at how unprofessional the interview was with Jay Asher, conflating infidelity with sexual harassment is completely unconscionable in addition to, I can't even say bad journalism, it wasn't journalism at all. I'm as left-wing as they come and a strong feminist, but this kind of conflation hurts the movement's credibility and doesn't do anyone any favours. I'm still shocked by what I watched, with the interviewer expecting Asher to prove a negative (which is impossible), and basically giving him a damned if you do and damned if you don't scenario... if he stays silent, he is guilty by his silence, if he defends himself he is trying to silence his victims. That is absolutely insane logic, where any accusation automatically becomes a verdict of guilt. And, again, infidelity is not a crime... if every person who ever cheated on their spouse at a convention were to curl up in a ball and never leave their house again, the streets would be empty by a large factor I'd guess.
Oy yoy yoy, I loved Vice when it was only online, loved it on HBO, but watching one episode of this Hulu iteration and I doubt I'll ever watch it again. It lacked integrity, not just journalistically, and how it ever got past whoever the editor is is as shocking to me as the reasoning of the interviewer who seemed intent on inserting herself in the story as well instead of reporting on it. Bizarre, just bizarre.
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