Media Coverage of Donald Trump Has Turned a Corner

Media Coverage of Donald Trump Has Turned a Corner

The media’s power has never been more evident than during the 2016 election season. The race for the presidential office has been notably different than previous elections. The coverage of presumed Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has been especially troublesome.The businessman has been a combative figure in the media. The coverage of his campaign has been closer […]

Rikers Officers Found Guilty in Beating

Rikers Officers Found Guilty in Beating

Five Rikers Island correction officers were convicted June 7, 2016, of beating of inmate Jahmal Lightfoot in 2012. The officers were found guilty on all charges, which included first-degree attempted assault, assault in the second degree, falsifying records and misconduct for the attack of Lightfoot. The worst of the convicted charges was first-degree attempted gang assault. […]

Boxing Officials’ Inclusion of Pro Fighters in Olympic Games Is Bad Idea

Boxing Officials’ Inclusion of Pro Fighters in Olympic Games Is Bad Idea

Boxing was the only Olympic sport that was entirely made up of amateur competitors, until now. The President of the International Boxing Association (AIBA), Ching-Kuo Wu, held a special meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Wednesday, June 1, 2016, to allow professional boxers to compete to qualify for the Games in Rio in August 2016. The rule change had overwhelming […]