#MeToo and Hollywood: what's changed in the industry a year on?

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In the past 12 months, talk of change and proposed structural changes within the industry have shifted the pendulum – but more work is required

It was always about far more than a hashtag. Tarana Burke should be the first person mentioned in any article about #MeToo, the movement that has amplified a whisper network and caused ructions in the media industry that were well overdue. Burke, a civil rights activist, began using the phrase “Me Too” on Myspace in 2006 as a campaign for “empowerment through empathy” after she had spoken to a 13-year-old girl who had been assaulted.

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