If we are serious about trying to change society away from the oppression of patriarchy, now is the time for all good and intellectually honest media workers to hold their nerve, stay focused and not start making excuses and applying double standards when they see someone they had admired go down.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich told Johns Hopkins students on Monday that both major political parties had failed to capture the imagination of young voters and he called on the country to move away from "wicked partisanship."
The sexual behavior of American politicians and celebrities has been a staple of news stories from the beginning of the Republic. But it seems to have approached a peak this year with the case of Judge Roy Moore, the Alabama Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate, and other such scandals.
The speed with which disgrace can shred a distinguished career these days is dizzying. A few days ago, Kevin Spacey was one of the biggest stars in Hollywood. Today, his career in TV, film and, perhaps, even theater appears to be over.
Responding to another report of sexual assault and harassment by Kevin Spacey, the production company behind the Netflix hit “House of Cards” said it was “deeply troubled” by the allegations against the show’s star and executive producer.
We are a nation led by too many men and women today who have no sense of honor. That's the thought on which I ended a binge screening of the seven-part National Geographic mini-series with last Sunday. Events on the media and politics beat this week have only deepened my belief in that feeling.
Netflix had no choice but to suspend production Tuesday on season 6 of “House of Cards.” For all the millions of dollars involved in such a far-reaching decision, David Zurawik says he will be surprised if it ever resumes with Kevin Spacey.
Public health officials in Ireland say they are reviewing services delivered by the late Catholic priest in the Netflix series "The Keepers," who worked as a psychologist there after leaving Baltimore in the 1990s amid sexual abuse allegations.
The board that licenses professional counselors and therapists took up to a year to tell the state's attorney general's office about cases of sexual misconduct and operating without a license, allowing the workers to continue seeing patients, a state audit released this week found.
Fox still has the biggest ratings in cable news despite the staggering loss of three-fourths of its evening lineup in the last eight months. But it's also still on the wrong side of patriarchy and male privilege. And the recent firings of host Bill O'Reilly and Co-President Bill Shine underline how much trouble the network is in thanks to its 20-year history of sexual harassment.
A jury acquitted a Westminster man of second-degree rape after less than an hour of deliberation and almost three days of testimony and arguments. John E. Madison, 53, was also acquitted of second-degree sex offense, second-degree assault and false imprisonment.
The trial of John E. Madison, 53, of Westminster, continued Wednesday with testimony from the woman who said Madison raped her and testimony from one of the Westminster police officers who responded. Madison is charged with second-degree rape, second-degree assault, second-degree sex offense and false imprisonment.
Women who reported being sexually assaulted or harassed at the nation's elite military academies testified before Congressional panel Tuesday about having to live and work in close quarters with their attackers and facing the threat of retaliation from their classmates and leaders after coming forward.