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#MeToo’s mark on industry

The writers strike hitting Hollywood looks like it’s nearing a close and the FT’s Brooke Masters explores whether recent CEO departures could be a signal of a second #MeToo wave. Plus, a sexual abuse scandal has shaken up Japan’s entertainment industry.


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Sex, lies and magical thinking about CEO behaviour

Japanese boy band abuse scandal rocks entertainment industry


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