Nowadays, just about every major public scandal gets turned into a feature-length documentary. The challenge for the filmmaker—assuming a quick cash-grab isn’t the aim—is to find an angle on the material that hasn’t already been wrung dry by the daily news media. Show More Summary
Tom Corbett, the Republican governor of Pennsylvania, was defeated in his bid for a second term Tuesday, falling to Democratic businessman Tom Wolf, who is not the dapper southern guy who wrote Bonfire of the Vanities. One of the biggest issues in the race—and a key driver of liberal rage—was education. Show More Summary
Most of the country has moved on from talking about the Penn State scandal, accepting that university administrators and former head coach Joe Paterno made grievous errors in judgment upon becoming aware of Jerry Sandusky's crimes. According...Show More Summary
Rutgers is moving to the Big Ten in a year, but right now, the university is still mired in the Julie Hermann scandal. It is a scandal that, as Tom Canavan of the Associated Press points out, could very well cost the Scarlet Knights some money. Show More Summary
The Freeh report, seen as the comprehensive take on the events that led to the Penn State scandal, is under attack from a new report issued by the family of Joe Paterno. Joe Paterno’s widow, Sue Paterno, had said that she believed the report would clear her husband’s name.She appears to have a media push [...]Show More Summary
A report commissioned by Joe Paterno’s family about the Penn State scandal is due out this weekend, and family members hope it clears the late coach’s name. A previous report, authored by former FBI head Louis Freeh, was critical of Paterno and the role he served in the university’s scandal. The report noted that Paterno [...]Show More Summary
In her first interview since the Penn State sex scandal was exposed, the widow of former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno will speak with Katie Couric. Sue Paterno's interview will air Monday.
For the first time since the shocking sex abuse scandal rocked Penn State’s football program, Sue Paterno sits down with Katie Couric for an exclusive interview that will broadcast on Couric’s nationally syndicated daytime talk show, “Katie.”
Special prosecutor for Penn State scandal: Pennsylvania’s new attorney general is set to name a special prosecutor in the coming days to investigate Gov. Tom Corbett’s handling of the case, specifically why nearly three years elapsed before criminal charges were brought. Attorney General Kathleen Kane, a Democrat elected in November, confirmed her plans in an [...]
Well, it's been about a year since the gaping wound of the Penn State scandal was ripped open, so it must be time for a movie about Joe Paterno starring Al Pacino. At least, that's what Hollywood seems to think. CBS Sports reports Al...Show More Summary
Amidst all of the political shenanigans, world coming-to-an-end drama and heart-wrenching tragedy of the last few months, some may have missed that charges of perjury,...
(Reuters) - Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett announced on Wednesday he will ask a federal court to throw out the multimillion-dollar sanctions levied by the NCAA against Pennsylvania State University regarding the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scanda...
CNN rebounded nicely from Monday’s devastating news that it had lost hunky weatherman Rob Marciano to “Entertainment Tonight,” announcing Tuesday that it has hired Sara Ganim as a correspondent based in Atlanta. Read full article >>
Sara Ganim, a reporter with The Patriot News in Harrisburg, PA, has joined CNN as an Atlanta-based correspondent. Ganim broke the story of the grand jury investigation into Jerry Sandusky, the former defensive coordinator for Penn State...Show More Summary
Two men on opposite sides of one of the biggest scandals in sports history share an air of secrecy granted by their work for the U.S. government. Former Penn St. President Graham Spanier was arraigned today on charges that he attempted to cover-up the massive child abuse scandal involving former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. Show More Summary
For the last few months, Britain has been consumed by its own version of the Penn State scandal — allegations that the recently deceased BBC children's television presenter and national institution Jimmy Savile was a pedophile who was tacitly enabled by his employer for decades. The story has been mostly ... More »
Graham Spanier, the former president of Penn State University, was charged today in connection with the child sex-abuse scandal involving the school’s former defensive coordinator. Spanier faces eight charges: perjury, two counts ofShow More Summary
Reports that former Penn St. President Graham Spanier has been charged with perjury and obstruction of justice in the alleged coverup of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. Update: The AP is reporting the charges against Spanier are perjury,...
Graham Spanier, the former president of Penn State University, is expected to be charged today in connection with the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Sources who requested anonymity indicated...Show More Summary
As we've said before, the huge Jimmy Savile/BBC sex abuse scandal currently rocking the UK may is probably best likened to the Jerry Sandusky/Penn State scandal — although the scandal is bigger. The impact may not keep within the limits of the UK however — and may even cause problems for the next CEO of the New York Times company. Show More Summary