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Opinion | New York Times, fire Bret Stephens

New York Times Opinions columnist Bret Stephens.

By Leah Mensch, Opinions Editor

January 7, 2020

His behavior can’t be excused with an editor’s note anymore.

Editorial: Katie Hill faces double standard in sex scandal

While resigning, California Rep. Katie Hill promised a legal fight over leaked private photos.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

November 7, 2019

The media’s handling of Hill’s photos are a form of victim-blaming that reinforces the double standard surrounding men and women’s expected expressions of sexuality.

Editorial: Don’t ignore Cohen’s testimony

Michael Cohen, U.S. President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, testifies before the House Oversight and Reform Committee in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, Feb. 27.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

February 28, 2019

Former Trump attorney Michael Cohen’s congressional testimony yesterday is something that deserves the nation’s refocused attention.

GOP’s Roy Moore pushed to quit Senate race after accusation he molested 14-year-old girl

By Michael Finnegan | Los Angeles Times (TNS)

November 10, 2017

Republicans' lock on an Alabama seat in the U.S. Senate was thrown into doubt Thursday when the party's religious-right candidate was accused of initiating a sexual encounter with a 14-year-old girl when he was 32. The explosive allegation, in a Washington Post report, led Senate GOP leader Mitch...

Editorial: Paradise Papers demand transparent tax reform

New published reports are showing how some corporations, like Apple, lowered their tax bills. (Dreamstime)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

November 8, 2017

What do Nike, George Soros, Facebook, Queen Elizabeth II, Apple, Bono and the Kremlin have in common? Their allegedly evasive financial maneuvers were exposed Nov. 5 in a massive project called the Paradise Papers. Ring a bell? Just like the 2015 Panama Papers, Sunday’s trove of documents was leaked by the International Consortium of Invest...

Change the system to avoid pay-for-play scandals

Adidas’ director of global sports marketing for basketball Jim Gatto was arrested by the FBI Sept. 26 for a pay-for-play scandal involving college basketball programs. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

By Will Schulman | For The Pitt News

November 1, 2017

The Federal Bureau of Investigation made headlines in the sports world when it arrested 10 people Sept. 26 for a pay-for-play scandal, in which coaches, agents and shoe company employees sent and received bribes involving college basketball recruits. Among the arrested were multiple college basket...

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