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On February 2nd, nearly one hundred million Americans took part in the ultimate American tradition: watching the nearly four-hour entertainment phenomenon dubbed the Super Bowl. In a segmented entertainment culture where individuals choose from an ever-expanding array of options, the Super Bowl is arguably the last remaining event that unites the nation. The National Football […]

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The NFL is constantly under scrutiny. This time it is the players’ treatment of family members—rather than the league’s treatment of players—attracting unwanted attention. In the wake of separate scandals involving Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson, the NFL has had to determine the appropriate punishment for players’ actions off […]

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When TV Becomes Reality

On January 28, 2011 By

The “reality” of so-called reality shows has long been a topic of hot debate — and it’s pretty clear that at least some altercations and dramatic encounters are done (at least in part) for the cameras. MTV is host to two of the most popular “reality TV” series on the air: Jersey Shore and Teen Mom. […]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On December 14, 2009 By

In the news . . .

First U.S. inmate executed through new intravenous method.

Too much sex in television ads recently?

Critics slam Saturday Night Live for being insensitive toward domestic violence after Tiger Woods skit.

Actress looks for lifesaver after $1.7 million tax lien.

Fearful […]

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Alleged Rihanna Photo Leak Could Spark Criminal Charges

On February 26, 2009 By

The arrest of singer Chris Brown– a double-Grammy nominee and a scheduled performer at the Grammy Awards show on February 8, 2009– that took place just moments before the start of the show created an instant media frenzy. Brown was booked on suspicion of making a criminal threat– a felony– for allegedly assaulting […]

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