DC: Sharon Waxman, the founder of The Wrap and a former New York Times reporter, says the New York Times killed her story about Weinstein’s alleged sexual abuse in 2004.
“In 2004, I was still a fairly new reporter at The New York Times when I got the green light to look into oft-repeated allegations of sexual misconduct by Weinstein,” Waxman recalls in her piece. “It was believed that many occurred in Europe during festivals and other business trips there.”
Waxman says she began by looking into Fabrizio Lombardo, the head of Miramax Italy who made $400,00 a year with little to no film experience. According to her sources, Lombardo was in the position because he was a friend and because he helped set up favors for Weinstein. read more