Joe Coscarelli

culture reporter for the New York Times

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The New York Times published an investigation this week detailing singer Ryan Adams’ history of alleged sexual misconduct and emotional abuse.

What does Ryan Adams scandal say about abuse of power in the music industry?

The New York Times published an investigation this week detailing singer Ryan Adams’ history of alleged sexual misconduct and emotional abuse.

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