1pm Sundays Feb. 11-Mar. 4, on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Executive editor and host Zainab Salbi goes beyond the headlines about sexual harassment to ask how we got here and how we move forward. WATCH at video.wkar.org
With sexual harassment at the forefront of conversation nationally and right here in our mid-Michigan and campus communities, #METOO, Now What? aims to take the discussion to another level, engaging both women and men from all generations and walks of life in dialogue about these difficult issues. With the goal of making sense of these tumultuous times, the series seeks to answer this: How did we get here and how can we use this moment to effect positive and lasting change?
"This PBS series is a great example of what public media does best: bringing people together for important, and sometimes challenging, conversations,” said Susi Elkins, WKAR director of broadcasting and general manager. “We take that responsibility seriously and will be looking for additional ways to serve, as we reflect on who we are and who we aspire to be as a community."
Each episode will focus on an aspect of sexual harassment, and will include reporting from Salbi both in the field and in studio as she facilitates open and authentic conversations that penetrate to the heart of the matter. While each episode will stand alone, the weekly in-depth and thoughtful conversations will build on and inform each other.
Topics to be explored include the impact of popular culture on women in the workplace, how race and class factor into the discussion, the social costs of pay inequity and gender discrimination, how men can be engaged in this discussion, and, ultimately, how we begin to chart a path forward.
WHEN TO WATCH
#METOO, Now What? airs on WKAR television Sundays at 1 p.m. from Feb. 11 through Mar. 4.
Episodes can also be seen online and on streaming devices beginning at 8:30 p.m. each Friday evening Feb. 2 through Mar. 2. Login at video.wkar.org to add #METOO, Now What? to your watchlist.
WATCH THE TRAILER