New York Times ad during Golden Globes targets sexual assault

In this April 21, 2009 file photo, The New York Times headquarters is shown in New York. The New York Times will broadcast a television commercial called “The Truth Is Hard” Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 during the Academy Awards, the same week the company and ot
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(WTHR) — As the Golden Globe Awards dedicated its show to protesting sexual harassment in Hollywood and beyond, the New York Times joined in.

Early on in the show, the NYT debuted an anti-sexual harassment ad.

The ad is a reference to the NYT's report that multiple notable women said Harvey Weinstein sexually harassed and assaulted them.

It started: "He said. She said," which is repeated. Then "she said" pops up on the screen several times before it covers the entire ad.

"The truth has a voice."

The ad, though only words, is powerful and as you can imagine, had an impact on viewers.






Not everyone loved it though. Some thought it was poorly timed content.


There were also some who didn't understand the point of the advertisement.

What did you think?

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