Closer Look: The Top Stories of 2017

Following news about allegations of sexual assault against producer Harvey Weinstein, Closer Look hosted a round table about the film and TV industry.
Following news about allegations of sexual assault against producer Harvey Weinstein, Closer Look hosted a round table about the film and TV industry.
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Wednesday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott”:

  • 0:00: Whether it’s the entertainment and media industry or politics, allegations of sexual harassment and assault against public figures have continued to dominate news headlines. A look back at the impact of the national conversation on sexual harassment this year and what it means going forward with Stephen Paskoff, founder of the Atlanta-based company ELI, which helps businesses address uncivil behaviors and maintain workplace compliance.
  • 21:58: Earlier this year it was allegations of sexual assault and harassment against film producer Harvey Weinstein that sparked a national dialogue. We revisit a roundtable discussion on sexual harassment with women in Georgia’s film industry including film producer Fran Burst-Terranella, President of Women in Film and Television Cheryl Jenkins, Film Atlanta attorney and actress Laura Lundy, and stunt performer Jazzy Ellis.
  • 39:46: We review the biggest national, and local, stories of 2017 with a roundtable of journalists including Stan Washington, senior writer for the Atlanta Voice; Gina Sandoval, news director/executive producer for Telemundo; and Dan Whisenhunt, founder and editor of Decaturish and AtlantaLoop.