What Manti Te'o has Taught Us About How ESPN Determines Veracity

One of the most fascinating (and frustrating) elements of the bizarre Manti Te’o “fake girlfriend” story is how the media, and specifically ESPN, have handled the issue of determining whether Te’o was a “victim” or a “perpetrator” of the “hoax.”

Why It Was So Critical For Louis Freeh to Link 1998 Investigation to Paterno/Penn State



By Eileen Morgan

Q. Why did the Attorney General (AG) and Louis Freeh focus on the 1998 investigation of Jerry Sandusky and force this to be the crucial starting point?

What Te'o, Armstrong, and Steubenville Say About the Media Coverage of Paterno/Penn State

It is probably a sad commentary on my life, but few things give me more pleasure than seeing our increasingly corrupt news media be exposed for the fraudulent prostitutes that they are.

This has been a good week for me.

Memo to Our Critics: Man Up

Dear Critics of

Our efforts have taken a lot of heat from you critics for a very long time and, for the most part, I have decided to ignore you. However, after the events of this past week, I have determined that I just can’t take it any more. I just have to respond directly to the misinformation, carping, hatred, and vitriol which has been coming not only from our natural enemies, but also from far too many people who actually ought to be supportive of our efforts.

The Real Story Behind Our Attempt To Get the NCAA President to Answer Questions About Penn State Sanctions

About a week ago I learned via a tweet from a supporter that NCAA President Mark Emmert was coming to Los Angeles to speak to the Chamber of Commerce. After contacting the group I was informed that the event was open to the public (for those who bought tickets) and that Emmert would be answering questions. I was also told via email that camera phones were allowed to record the event and that there would be a press conference afterwards.

In Anticipation of a Hit Piece....My Full Interview With Deadspin

A couple of weeks ago, a reporter from Deadspin,with whom I have exchanged over 200 email and about ten phone calls since the release of the Freeh Report, told me he finally wanted to do an actual article about me.

Spanier's Lawyers Release Blistering Statement About Indictments

Statement on Behalf of Dr. Graham Spanier
November 1, 2012
Timothy K. Lewis and Elizabeth Ainslie
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis
Peter F. Vaira and Jack Riley
Vaira & Riley PC


Some Initial Thoughts on the Outrageous Graham Spanier Indictments

While I am extremely busy right now with our "anniversary" video which we will be putting out next week, and Barry Bozeman is already out with some strong opinions about what transpired today with the charges against Graham Spanier, I wanted to share some quick random/initial thoughts of my own.

The Real Stories of Victims 1 & 2 Reveal the Absurdity of the Media's Case Against Paterno

In a rational world, the numerous revelations in Jerry Sandusky scandal of the past week or so would have been headline news because the entire media narrative created against Joe Paterno would have been reported as dramatically collapsing. If the media was remotely fair or cared about actual facts, there would already be numerous apologies and calls for the Paterno statue to be restored to a place of honor.

In case you missed it (thanks to the media blackout it would be very easy for you to have done so), here is a quick review.

If a Bombshell Goes Off in the Forest and Sara Ganim Misreports It, Does it Still Make a Sound?

Monday afternoon Pultizer Prize winning reporter Sara Ganim (the media darling of the Sandusky scandal) published an article that, in a rational world, has information which would have exploded into the national news and instantly shaken the entire narrative of Penn State/Joe Paterno’s role in the entire affair to its core.

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