Link Between NFL Head Injuries and Domestic Violence?

NFL Domestic Violence

Dave Zirin: If the owners won’t have a discussion about the connection between their sport and horrific post-concussive syndromes like ALS and early-onset dementia, are they really going to talk about links between head injuries and domestic violence?

The Revictimizing of Janay Rice

Janay Rice

Dave Zirin: No one cares that she’s basically now being used as a soapbox with otherwise apolitical NFL commentators using her prone body to get on their high horse and safely blast the league.

Discussing Post 9/11 America with Teka-Lark Fleming

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Dick and Sharon of the LA Progressive sat down with Ms. Fleming on the anniversary of 9/11 on MP Chronicles’s The Blk Grrl Show to talk about the impact that 9/11 has had on the lives of Americans since that fateful day in 2001.

Mainstream Media Proving Stalin Right

Proving Stalin Right

Gary Corseri: It has been about 40 years since I thought Joan Rivers somewhat amusing. How in hell does the news of her passing take priority over the lives and concerns of millions of working Americans?

The Murder of Journalists Puts News Media in a Quandary

Journalists Murdered

Edward Wasserman: Among journalism commentators, the actions reawakened the perennial debate over the proper use of gruesome imagery in news reportage. Is it an indispensable part of truth-telling or a pointless indulgence that borders on the pornographic?

Is the Internet Good for Us?

Reforming Our Communications Infrastructure

Randy Shaw: Top viewed news and video traffic are far more likely to involve cats, babies, celebrities or corporate-funded stories than information that helps people make sound policy choices for society or their own lives.

Protecting Jennifer Lawrence’s Privacy

Jennifer Lawrence

Tara Culp-Ressler: Even with strengthened state and federal laws, legal challenges against revenge porn often face an uphill battle thanks to the 1996 Communications Decency Act, a federal law that courts have interpreted to mean that websites aren’t liable for users’ content.

Who Are Our Heroes?

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Steve Hochstadt: Robertson has a great beard, which I appreciate. But I don’t think his wild hair recommended him to the most clean shaven, tightly coiffed class of Americans – politicians.

A Tale of Two Alleged Iran Nuke Leakers

Iran Nuke Leakers

Marcy Wheeler: Last week focused a lot of attention on New York Times reporter James Risen, who is facing the threat of jail time for refusing to testify in a leak case against former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling.

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