Statistics show that rape is a crime that is rarely reported. But a scandal involving a Canadian radio talk show host has sparked a global conversation about sexual assault. Now thousands of men and women are tweeting about their experiences using the hashtag #BeenRapedNeverReported.
US President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday furiously denied explosive claims that Russian intelligence has gathered compromising personal and professional information on him, hours before he faces the media for the first time since his election win.
The new movement calling itself #GamerGate claims it's fighting political correctness in the gaming media. It accuses gaming reporters and reviewers of cronyism and collusion with game creators. But #GamerGate has become known for intense harassment and intimidation tactics.
His announcement Saturday came after anger that Williams had, as he put it, "misremembered" being under attack in a military helicopter the Iraq War in 2003. The attack on his chopper didn't happen, he said last week. and he has apologized to veterans over his earlier account.
Many Japanese believe the media hasn't done its job in holding the government and power companies accountable for the Fukushima disaster. Jun Hori, a former TV anchor, agreed. Now he and others are starting new media companies to break the compliant mold of Japanese reporting.