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  Recently I read on of the best articles I’d read in a while. Part feature, part investigative it’s a Washington Post article called ‘A Marine’s Convictions’ written by  reporter John Woodrow Cox. It chronicles Marine Maj Mark Thompson, who was accused of sleeping with two students while a teacher at the Naval Acadamy– an […]

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MVC’s: most valuable celebrities

Posted by: | November 20, 2012 | No Comment |

By: Jessica Farley If your vote for Barack Obama meant that you could watch Will Ferrell eat garbage, would you do it? As the dust settles around one of the most media-saturated election seasons to date, it has become clear to many that this election would not have been the same without a few celebrity […]

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Posted by: | October 25, 2011 | No Comment |

“I’m your biggest fan. I’ll follow you until you love me. Papa-paparazzi.” – Lady Gaga The paparazzi as we know it is a relatively new phenomena and term. It originates from Fellini’s film, La Dolce Vita. In it, an Italian photographer named Paparazzo — an Italian dialect word that describes the annoying noise similar to […]

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The kidnapping of Charles Lindbergh’s baby boy became a media sensation, quite possibly leading to the poorest outcome of all.

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Fatty Arbuckle, victim of lies

Posted by: | September 5, 2011 | No Comment |

The media frenzy brought about by the recent Casey Anthony trial is nothing new. Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle was caught in the same sort of sensationalist scandal over 90 years ago.

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