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The evisceration of Bill Cosby

The reputation and career of Bill Cosby, one of my childhood heroes due to his terrific cartoon “Fat Albert“, was nearly destroyed this week. 508 more words


"Why Are They Not Being Punished?": A Legacy of Unaccountability in the Coalfields

Last week a federal grand jury handed down a four-count criminal indictment against former coal company CEO Don Blankenship. In an editorial, the Lexington Herald-Leader… 756 more words


The Same Stories, but Different Sites

The New York Times is an American daily newspaper. Although it started off as such, it also has a large online presence. You can access stories from the entire paper, sections A through D from your computer, laptop, cellular device or tablet. 827 more words


NBC cancels Bill Cosby’s upcoming sitcom pilot over renewed rape claims

By: Piya Shinha-Roy

NBC canceled an upcoming project with veteran comedian Bill Cosby, the network said on Wednesday, after accusations that he sexually assaulted women resurfaced in recent weeks.   109 more words


Is Lack of Attribution Plagiarism?

Fareed Zakaria                                                                                                             Getty photo

By Casey Bukro

Fareed Zakaria finds himself the target of anonymous bloggers who accuse him of plagiarism.

Zakaria says he is not a plagiarist, but media carrying his columns on international affairs — Newsweek, The Washington Post and Politico — have posted corrections or editor’s notes advising readers that Zakaria had not sufficiently attributed sources for material in some of his columns. 506 more words


4 Latest Developments In Bill Cosby Rape Scandal: Comic Refusing To ‘Dignify’ Claims After Another Accuser Speaks Out

The rape scandal swirling around Bill Cosby continued to pick up momentum over the weekend, as another woman stepped forward with bold allegations against the show biz stalwart, who finally acknowledged the mounting accusations in a statement through his attorney after a painfully-awkward incident with a radio host asking him about the issue. 652 more words


#87) Go home, NPR, you're drunk

Dear National Public Radio,

I am sorry to inform you that in my mind, you have unquestionably taken leave of your faculties. Please give me the car keys. 584 more words