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Friday, March 23 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Spotlight’s Sacha Pfeiffer and Emily Steel of The New York Times, in conversation

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After breaking the story of Bill O’Reilly’s history of sexual harassment, New York Times reporter Emily Steel told an interviewer that she was inspired by Sacha Pfeiffer of The Boston Globe, for Pfeiffer’s work exposing sexual abuse by priests. Or, more accurately, by Pfeiffer’s Hollywood avatar, the actor Rachel McAdams, in the Oscar-winning movie Spotlight. Steel and Pfeiffer had never met – until now. Hear these two remarkable journalists in conversation about how they approach their work and how they broke through walls of silence created and enforced by powerful institutions and individuals.

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Sacha Pfeiffer

Reporter, The Boston Globe
A print and broadcast journalist, Sacha Pfeiffer is a member of the Boston Globe Spotlight Team, which won the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for its stories on the Catholic Church’s cover-up of clergy sex abuse.
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Emily Steel

Business Reporter, The New York Times
Emily Steel is a business reporter at The New York Times, where she has covered the media industry since 2014. Her reporting exposed a series of settlements related to sexual harassment allegations against Bill O’Reilly, the former Fox News host. Before joining The Times, Ms. Steel spent two years at The Financial Times as its media and marketing correspondent. Before that, Ms. Steel worked at The Wall... Read More →

Friday March 23, 2018 6:00pm - 7:00pm EDT
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