Time Person of the Year: The Silence Breakers
Time got it right: The Silence Breakers.
She recalls one screenwriter friend telling her that Weinstein’s behavior was an open secret passed around on the whisper network that had been furrowing through Hollywood for years. It allowed for people to warn others to some degree, but there was no route to stop the abuse. “Were we supposed to call some fantasy attorney general of moviedom?” Judd asks. “There wasn’t a place for us to report these experiences.”
Finally, in October—when Judd went on the record about Weinstein’s behavior in the New York Times, the first star to do so—the world listened.
— TIME (@TIME) December 6, 2017
Time magazine has named the “silence breakers”-mainly women who kickstarted the #metoo movement-as its Person of The Year. The win for the #metoo movement marks the 91st time the magazine has named a person, group or a concept that has had the greatest impact on the world that year.
In Brief For the second year in a row, Unanimous AI’s artificial swarm intelligence has predicted TIME’s Person of the Year. With a 100 percent success rate, swarm AI proves that it’s capable of taking in human insight in real-time for an optimized choice.