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Racist headline tops NY Daily News website

Racist headline tops NY Daily News website

If an editor had substituted “Jew” or “Black” or “Arab” or “Irish” or “Italian” or whatever … would this homepage topper pass muster at the New York Daily News? —…

Confronting bullying, and giving the voiceless a voice

Confronting bullying, and giving the voiceless a voice

It’s a conundrum for young reporters: When tragedy strikes, do you speak to the victims right away, do you pry — or do you give them “space” and come back…

In 2012, the power is in our hands

In 2012, the power is in our hands

Blessings of health, happiness, work, love, understanding and conciliation, peace, prosperity, art, insight, knowledge, love of God and respect for the Earth which the Almighty’s entrusted in our care, respect…

NOTW editor calls bosses ‘scum’

NOTW editor calls bosses ‘scum’

Former News of the World deputy editor Paul McMullan told a Parliamentry committee that his bosses were “scum” — but only because they haven’t proudly admitted to their deeds. Visit…

Will this baby rape his girlfriend? An anti-violence crusader says it’s never too early to intervene.

Will this baby rape his girlfriend? An anti-violence crusader says it’s never too early to intervene.

This video — designed to counter a purported anti-women slant in some Super Bowl commercials — has ignited a storm and reportedly sparked death threats against its creator in Dubuque, Iowa— Although…

SuperBowl commercials: Best [Chrysler’s hymn to Detroit] and Worst [Groupon’s tasteless humor]

SuperBowl commercials: Best [Chrysler’s hymn to Detroit] and Worst [Groupon’s tasteless humor]

My personal favorite: American industry, American workers, and the power of a great American city, by Chrysler— Groupon easily wins for the worst ad. Unless you agree that saving $15 at…

Jon Stewart on the Rachel Maddow Show, uncut

Jon Stewart on the Rachel Maddow Show, uncut

An intelligent conversation.…

Amazon stops selling ‘Pedophile’s Guide to Love and Pleasure’, a self-published Kindle e-book

Amazon stops selling ‘Pedophile’s Guide to Love and Pleasure’, a self-published Kindle e-book

__________________________________________________________ In the face of enormous pressure, Amazon.com appeared to reverse itself early this morning and pulled a how-to guide to pedophilia from its Kindle e-book store. There was no…

My son is gay

My son is gay

This is not what you’d expect. Whether or not the statement applies to the boy pictured here is, in fact, irrelevant. He’s just 5 years old, for heaven’s sake! What…

‘Unfilled Twinkie’ didn’t stop Gawker’s nasty post. And it didn’t stop 1 million people from reading it.

‘Unfilled Twinkie’ didn’t stop Gawker’s nasty post. And it didn’t stop 1 million people from reading it.

Gawker drew a quick one-million views to its post headlined “I Had a One-Night Stand With Christine O’Donnell”. Slate crudely points out that its anonymous author, writing in first-person, admits he…

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