We need to challenge the very notion of gatekeeping itself.

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If you work in audio, you’ve probably heard about the current reckoning surrounding New York Times’ producer Andy Mills. If you’re not, here is a short summary:

  • In December, the Times retracted “the core” of their 2018 hit podcast Caliphate, and members of the narrative audio community began speaking up publicly about Andy Mills, the lead producer behind the show.
  • Andy has demonstrated abusive, harassing, and inappropriate behavior toward colleagues and women in the field throughout much of his career.
  • Recently, his former employer Radiolab acknowledged their failure to address…

Maya Goldberg-Safir

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