Phoenix TV Station Has a News Reporter Who Asked Real Questions and Did Actual Reporting on the Halloween Hoax

That’s right: It is news when a TV news department does actual reporting on the Halloween Hoax. Third in a Series by Eddie Sidgeweck Congratulations to news reporter Jason Barry of KPHO-TV in Phoenix. Unlike the bubbleheads who robotically mouth lies on the air about former sex offenders each Halloween, Barry actually did some reporting.Continue reading “Phoenix TV Station Has a News Reporter Who Asked Real Questions and Did Actual Reporting on the Halloween Hoax”

Research: Nebraska Sex-Offender Law Creates ‘Social Refugees’

Registrants and non-registrants alike are harmed while public safety is not served. Preliminary findings from the largest qualitative research study of its kind show that Nebraska’s sex-offender law drives people from jobs and homes, harms families and damages people whose only “transgression” is living near a registrant. “A neighborhood resident’s custody of her children wasContinue reading “Research: Nebraska Sex-Offender Law Creates ‘Social Refugees’”

Texas Newspaper Reports Some FACTS

Thanks to Lisa Sample, Ph.D., Criminal Justice Professor at the University of Nebraska-Omaha, for pointing out to us a real news story about Halloween. The story is headlined Experts say Halloween laws against sex offenders are a scare tactic An excerpt from the Dallas (Texas) Morning News story: Jill Levenson, an associate professor at LynnContinue reading “Texas Newspaper Reports Some FACTS”