So Much for ‘News’ at Rolling Stone Magazine

First, understand this: Under no circumstances should a crime victim be attacked or blamed. In the emotionally volatile territory around sexual accusations, understand also that accusations are accusations until a court of law determines otherwise. Unfortunately, all but the most wildly improbable sexual accusations carry the weight (and often consequences) of conviction, even in newsrooms.Continue reading “So Much for ‘News’ at Rolling Stone Magazine”

We Can’t Wait for Easter and the Scary TV Stories About Those Suspicious Easter-Egg Hunts

Acting like it actually was news, an Omaha TV station reported on a cab driver who — like others during the holidays — dressed up like Santa Claus. He had lost his pet dog, during work hours, and was looking for it. He asked passersby for help. This prompted the principal of a nearby schoolContinue reading “We Can’t Wait for Easter and the Scary TV Stories About Those Suspicious Easter-Egg Hunts”