Why Katie Couric's Manti Te'o Interview Will Suck

Lennay Kekua's story tempted the many outlets that wrote about her partly because her death gave Te'o's rise, not in itself particularly moving or dramatic, a dimension of tragedy. It made writing about Te'o easier (by reducing the time a story had to spend on his place in the Notre Dame defense), and it sold. In that… » 1/20/13 3:50pm 1/20/13 3:50pm

The Pittsburgh Paper's Solution For Shut Out Super Bowl Fans Is One Big …

Yesterday, an unsigned editorial ran in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, decrying the NFL's offer of compensation to those fans whose Super Bowl seats were unavailable, and demanding that the league pay them as much as $50,000 each. The editorial failed to mention that one of the people affected by the blunder, and would… » 2/09/11 11:05am 2/09/11 11:05am