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Parody flunks out

Artist Barry Blitt’s brilliant illustration — which sought to satirize the naysayers who portray Obama as a flag-burning, unpatriotic Muslim and his wife as a black-power radical — cut to the core of today’s political paradox.
Political humor is no longer welcome in Academia as administrators choke the life out of parody
By HARVEY SILVERGLATE  |  July 30, 2008
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Echoes of Rodney King

When Simon Glik used his cell phone to record Boston police officers making what he thought was an overly forceful arrest on Tremont Street, he didn’t think he would be the one who ended up in the back of a police cruiser.
A do-gooder who recorded abusive Boston police officers was himself arrested under a controversial ‘wiretapping’ law
By HARVEY SILVERGLATE AND JAMES TIERNEY  |  February 21, 2008
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Cattle call

Does anyone else find it ironic that People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is treating human beings like pieces of meat?
Love humans, don’t eat them
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  April 11, 2007
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The ProJo’s power behind the throne

Mark T. Ryan is a man of many descriptions.
Mark Ryan exemplifies the changes during 10 years of Belo’s ownership
By IAN DONNIS  |  March 28, 2007
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Potemkin candidate

This is the year to beat Dianne Wilkerson. And in theory, Samiyah Diaz is the sort of candidate who could actually do it.
The strange case of Samiyah Diaz
By ADAM REILLY  |  May 18, 2006
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About last night

Being drugged wasn’t like being drunk, the women all say. It was different.
The number of rape victims who believe they were drugged is climbing — although methods to prove their claims remain elusive
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  January 19, 2006