How the celebrity PR machine is stumbling post-Harvey Weinstein

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The New Yorker recently revealed that Harvey Weinstein used an elaborate spying network to hide his alleged sexual misconduct. He hired private investigators and lawyers to discredit his accusers and journalists pursuing the story. Behind many movie stars and other powerful people, there’s a whole industry of publicists, consultants and lawyers working to keep their clients’ images squeaky clean. Now that machine is in a bit of a tailspin.

Credits

Guests:
Steven Zeitchik - Reporter, Hollywood Reporter, Kim Masters - editor-at-large of The Hollywood Reporter, and host of KCRW's “The Business.” - @kimmasters

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Gina Pollack, Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Amy Ta, Christian Bordal, Quinn O'Toole