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By Nina Sachdev Hoffmann and Joel Hoffmann

How should Rolling Stone have handled its rape story differently? Here's how we did it

In 2012, we collected, edited and published a book of first-person stories by sexual assault survivors. We didn't try to tell their stories for them. We just made sure to be careful about which truths could and couldn't be confirmed.

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Posted Dec. 10, 2014 | Comments: 3

Why I’m Taking Dylan Farrow’s Sexual Abuse Allegations Seriously

Never mind that it's Woody Allen—to kids who've been through this, the story's all too familiar.

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Posted Feb. 10, 2014 | Comments: 3

PW to Read From Its First Book, "The Survivors Project," at the Free Library

"The Survivors Project" is a compendium of more than 50 personal essays about the challenges associated with healing from sexual abuse.

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Posted Nov. 13, 2012 | Comments: 5

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There’s a mysterious, awesome movement afoot right now in America: It was (probably) begun by a corporate executive, and it’s hit more than a dozen cities across the country. The mission: make the world a better place one ridiculously large tip at a time. Usually to often overworked, underpaid waitstaff and bartenders. And it seems that [...]