Harvey Weinstein allegations open floodgates for harassment stories

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What began as a New York Times investigative report into harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein has spiralled into further accusations and a larger debate about workplace harassment.

A Fox News reporter is the latest woman accusing the renowned film producer of sexual misconduct. Lauren Sivan told the Huffington Post Friday that Weinstein cornered her at a restaurant a decade ago — when she was a local journalist in New York — exposing and subsequently gratifying himself in front of her.

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Television reporter Lauren Sivan attends the 66th Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards at the Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre on July 26, 2014 in North Hollywood, California. (Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

The fallout has prompted U.S. morning show TV host Mika Brzezinski to say she “can’t go forward” with a lucrative Weinstein book deal unless the mogul resigns.