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Ronan Farrow: 
Finding the truth

Boy genius, celebrity child, and now investigative journalist. Ronan Farrow interviewed over 300 people to present the allegations against Harvey Weinstein. Discover his thoughts on confronting power with truth.

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“It is our obligation to include the facts, and to take them seriously.”
 

Ronan Farrow

Truth-seeking in the age of fake news

At the precocious age of 11, Ronan Farrow got into college; he finished his degree by 15, and entered Yale Law School at 18. Now, at just 30, Farrow takes an old-school approach to journalism. His long interviews, extensive research and fact-checking make for a forensic approach to truth that was fundamental in the Weinstein revelations, and was instrumental in earning him his Pulitzer Prize.

As the child of Hollywood royalty Woody Allen and Mia Farrow, he had an unconventional childhood in the spotlight.  Growing up with a mother intensely committed to charity shaped the wunderkind into a workaholic committed to confronting the abuse of power. Framing his work as dedicated to public service, Farrow has been described as “deeply moral” by The Observer.

Ronan Farrow has become one of the most important figures in journalism today. What does it mean to be committed to truth in the age of fake news?

Cheat sheet: Ronan Farrow

Don't know where to start? Here are a few things you need to know about him before he returns to the Concert Hall this year.

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Ronan Farrow is an American lawyer, news anchor, investigative reporter and journalist who has contributed to The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and the Los Angeles Times. Ronan's work includes the 2017 investigative report in The New Yorker that exposed the Harvey Weinstein sexual abuse allegations, for which he won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service. He has become of one of the most influential members in today's media and has been twice named in Forbes ‘30 Under 30’.

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