From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE Warning Labels: Right-Wing Edition Hey, if cigarette makers have to do it... Warning: Benghazi scandal implosion area. Watch for falling conspiracy theories. Warning: The Republican governor in this state...Show More Summary
The Dickinson Press today continues their excellent in-depth coverage of the Dickinson State University Foundation scandal, including this starting revelation of just how large an impact the foundation’s problems may have on Dickinson...Show More Summary
As we head into the most glorious time for college football, rivalry game weekend, there is an asterisk.
On his radio call-in show, Jimbo Fisher, the Florida State football coach, hears plenty of praise, but no questions about the team’s off-field scandals.
An acquaintance told me that he was at a premiere last week of Amir Bar-Lev’s documentary Happy Valley in State College, Pennsylvania, the setting for the story of serial sex abuser Jerry Sandusky, godlike coach and patriarch Joe Paterno, and the institution that allegedly looked the other way, and that... More »
If you think college football is only a game, you might think that "Happy Valley" is no more than a place name that's become attached to the bucolic area around Penn State University. And you would be wrong on all counts.
There’s no question that the chaotic finances at the Dickinson State University Foundation – which features the apparently wrongful use of restricted funds which may well rise to the level of a crime – is a scandal. That’s the accurate word for it. But today at a meeting of the State Board of Higher Education...
A new documentary examines the 2011 sexual abuse scandal that unwound the tight-knit Penn State community.
In the wake of the June Shannon-Mark McDaniel scandal, many wondered why Georgia state officials would permit 9-year-old Alana Thompson (better known as Honey Boo Boo) to continue living with her disgraced mother. We now know that child...Show More Summary
The Dickinson Press has an excellent op/ed about the financial scandal at the Dickinson State University Foundation. Two weeks ago, responding to an open records request I had put in for an arbitration ruling, DSU President D.C. Coston (seen earlier this year looking for an exit strategy in Wisconsin) sent a video message to campus staff...
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
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“State of Affairs,” a nicely polished but plenty bananas CIA drama premiering Monday on NBC, wants its lead character, a White House briefer played by Katherine Heigl, to be the perfect offspring of “Scandal’s” Olivia Pope and “Homeland’s” Carrie Mathison, with paternal genetic material supplied by an anonymous donor (“24’s” Jack Bauer). Read full article >>
Monday night was the premiere of State of Affairs, NBC's new DC drama and Katherine Heigl's solemn return to television. I'm glad NBC decided to fill this void because between Scandal, House of Cards, Veep, Homeland and Madam Secretary, I was seriously craving a television program that gave me an inside look into a fictional White House. Read more...
It seems the more rocks you turn over in public pension land, the more creepy crawlies crawl out. No wonder private equity has such a secrecy fetish. The most obvious, and most offensive to the public, are so-called pay-to-play scandals,...Show More Summary
Russian president Vladimir Putin started a small scandal in China by flirting with none other than the country’s first lady; Islamic State may be on its way out; meanwhile, a protein in sugar beets may be an effective blood substitute. Show More Summary
(Paul Mirengoff) We have written from time to time about various aspects of the Penn State child molestation scandal invovling one-time assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. Our focus has been on the aftermath of that scandal, specifically...Show More Summary
Emails released as part of a lawsuit reveal that N.C.A.A. officials were unsure of their own authority to punish Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal.
A federal judge has ordered the NCAA to turn over 477 internal emails relating to the development of sanctions imposed on Penn State over the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
Kendra Wilkinson says that she and Hank Baskett are going to be together forever… no matter what. According to InTouch Weekly, the reality star recently opened up about the state of her marriage, and revealed that she has no plans to...Show More Summary