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Boycott Notre Dame v. Alabama

TweetTonight, the University of Notre Dame’s football team will play Alabama’s in Miami. I don’t know anything about sports (other than girls’ high school cross country, it’s a vicious world) but I get why a clash between the two top ranked college programs in the country would be a big deal. But I’m still confused [...]
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From Katie, some of the countless best of the year

Tweet1)Up with Chris Hayes drops systemic analysis on Penn State Because the post highlights a much-needed critical, thoughtful perspective, which challenges the sensationalism and irresponsible journalism which dominates our media and manages to focus on2) because Jos becomes the 438th person I know to claim Chris Hayes as her boyfriend. Chris Hayes, my morning talk [...]
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Quick Hit: The New York Times on the reporting of rape

TweetDiscussions around the inaccuracy of reporting on rape are definitely not new, but reporting on the recent Penn State case (and subsequent complaints by news readers) has compelled Arthur Brisbane at the New York Times to take on the issue in more detail: It is common for newspapers to use terms like “sexual assault” and [...]
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Up with Chris Hayes drops systemic analysis on Penn State

TweetChris Hayes, my morning talk show boyfriend, dedicated an hour of his Saturday show to the Penn State sexual abuse scandal. Hayes is joined by a great panel: The New Yorker writer Rick Hertzberg, University of Texas visiting scholar Victoria M. Defrancesco Soto, former Brooklyn District Attorney and Congresswoman Elizabeth Holtzman, MSNBC political analyst Michael Eric Dyson, and The Nation‘s sports writer Dave [...]
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Penn State riots for rape

TweetStarved for worthwhile causes for which they can take to the streets, the Youth of Today have chosen bravely, nay heroically, to take up that most honorable of riot-inciting aims: the defense and protection of an alleged enabler of serial sexual assault and child rape. It’s hard to know where to start or what to [...]
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