Dos and Don’ts When Your Friend Is Accused Of Sexual Misconduct

Yet another prominent person that I’ve met has been accused of sexual misconduct. As more revelations come out, it’s raising some uncomfortable questions of etiquette.

Recently, I wrote on Medium of my fury at the harassment allegedly endured by women who came in contact with Michael Oreskes, the former vice president of news at NPR. The incidents took place there and at the New York Times.

This time, it was the comedian and politician Al Franken, on whose radio show I appeared before he was…