Writers Guild of America West Surveying Members on Sexual Harassment

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Leaders of the Writers Guild of America West have issued a survey to its 10,000 members to measure the extent of sexual harassment they have experienced or witnessed. “You are invited to take a survey created to evaluate the extent of sexual harassment in our workplaces, and the challenges writers face when experiencing or witnessing […]

SAG-AFTRA Developing Code of Conduct to Address Sexual Harassment

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SAG-AFTRA leaders are developing a code of conduct for its 160,000 members to deal with sexual harassment. President Gabrielle Carteris and national executive director David White made the disclosure in a message sent to members of the union’s national board this week. They said the new code of conduct “will provide clear safety guidance to performers […]

Italian Moviegoers Shrug Off Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Director Fausto Brizzi

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ROME – Sexual harassment allegations against Italian director Fausto Brizzi do not appear to have had a negative impact on the box office performance of his Christmas comedy “Poveri ma Ricchissimi.” The movie has opened at No. 3 on the Italian box-office chart via Warner Bros. in a country that seems largely unaffected by the Harvey Weinstein […]

Ovation Board Moves to Expel Harvey Weinstein (EXCLUSIVE)

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The board of directors for the cable network Ovation has begun the process of removing Harvey Weinstein from its ranks. Variety has learned that the board has voted to eliminate Weinstein’s seat and notified him of the decision — the first in a series of steps that must be taken before Weinstein is officially removed. […]