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Scandal Stained Wretches

  1. Scandal-Wrecked Former News Corp. Executive Is Reportedly About to Be RehiredRupert Murdoch has been talking to Rebekah Brooks about a new social media-related position.
  2. Jonah Lehrer’s First Post-Scandal Book Is Not the One We’ve Been ExpectingNo, this one’s on the “Digital Mind.”
  3. Benny Johnson Hired by National ReviewThe National Review.
  4. George Clooney Is Making a Movie About the Rupert Murdoch Phone-Hacking ScandalBased on the book Hack Attack.
  5. Former Murdoch Editor and Cameron Aide Will Face a Second Trial The phone-hacking fallout continues. 
  6. Only One Former Rupert Murdoch Employee Was Found Guilty of Phone HackingRebekah Brooks was acquitted; Andy Coulson, who went on to work for the prime minister, was convicted.
  7. Marion Barry: Cocaine Is a Hell of a DrugThe cocaine was a powerful stimulant that went straight to my penis,” he writes in a new memoir.
  8. D’Souza Pleads Guilty to Campaign Finance Fraud The world will be deprived of the spectacle of a D’Souza trial.
  9. CNN Fires Serial PlagiaristA news editor was caught copying in at least 50 stories.
  10. Duckgate: The Best Political Scandal of the YearThe best political scandal of the year so far.
  11. The Juiciest Parts of Chris Christie’s Bridge-Scandal ReportIt exonerates the governor, but was also commissioned by him.
  12. Murdoch Editor Admits to Paying Public Officials for Info a Few TimesOnly if there was an “overwhelming public interest.”
  13. Tony Blair Totally Hot, Says Wendi DengHe has such good body.”
  14. D’Souza Not Ready to Say Charges Are ‘Payback’But he strongly suggests it.
  15. A Few Things to Know About Angry Staten Island Congressman Michael GrimmThe Staten Island congressman met the nation in a most uncomfortable way last night.
  16. Stephen Glass Too Much of a Liar to Be a Lawyer The California Supreme Court has denied the disgraced journalist a law license.
  17. D’Souza Indicted on Campaign Fraud ChargesHe’s trying the George Costanza defense again.
  18. Chris Christie Caught in Crony’s Traffic JamDid the governor’s team seek petty retribution against an enemy? Looks like it.
  19. Fox News Will Neither Confirm Nor Deny It Paid Off a Fired Exec to Keep QuietDid the network settle with Brian Lewis? Probably!
  20. Wendi Deng Allegedly Had a Crush on Tony BlairOr something.
  21. Alec Baldwin Says ‘Fundamentalist’ Gay Advocates ‘Killed My Show’But he has to “take some responsibility for that myself.”
  22. Logan on Leave of Absence After Benghazi ReportCBS has doled out its punishments for the bogus report.
  23. Alec Baldwin Reportedly Fired by MSNBC for Being Alec BaldwinFollowing the “fathead” incident, his show is not coming back.
  24. Murdoch Son Lands on Vice Media BoardThe prodigal one is back in business.
  25. Rupert Murdoch Dating His Young Massage Therapist, ReportedlyHe’s “happy.”
  26. Growing Benghazi Conspiracy Claims Another VictimCBS-owned Simon & Schuster is pulling its new book.
  27. Fine, Rand Paul Will Stop Plagiarizing, UghIf it will make people leave me the hell alone.”
  28. Rupert Murdoch’s Editors Had an Affair During Phone HackingRebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson.
  29. Three Former Murdoch Journalists Pleaded Guilty to Phone HackingThe trial for eight more started today.
  30. Alex Rodriguez’s Juicy Lawsuit Against MLBHe’s seeking unspecified damages for having his reputation destroyed.
  31. Rupert Murdoch Sorry He Got Caught Talking SmackThe mogul apologizes, sort of.
  32. Don’t Get Any Ideas, John EdwardsNorth Carolina voters are not into him.
  33. Can Eliot Spitzer Change the First Line of His Obituary?He says yes; we asked the obit writers.
  34. British Parliament Wants to Speak With Rupert Murdoch Once AgainThey didn’t like what he had to say in private.
  35. Someone Secretly Taped Rupert Murdoch Talking About His ScandalsIt was probably one of his own.
  36. Tony Blair Is Not Currently Sleeping With Rupert Murdoch’s Wife, He SaysWendi Deng rumors swirl.
  37. CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell RetiresNothing to do with the Benghazi talking points.
  38. Jonah Lehrer Can’t Stop, Won’t StopHis book sold with a maybe-plagiarized proposal.
  39. Jonah Lehrer’s ‘Book About Love’ Is About His LyingDon’t call it a comeback.
  40. Overanalyzing Rupert Murdoch’s New Handwritten News Corp. LogoIt has no emotion and no passion.”
  41. Pretty Much Nobody Was Happy With the Benghazi Talking PointsEditing by committee can be frustrating.
  42. Bloomberg Reporters Spied on Geithner, BernankeAnd probably a lot of other important people.
  43. Bloomberg LP Accused of Spying on Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Using TerminalsJournalists could track what their subjects were doing on the machines.
  44. News Corp. Editor Charged With Bribing During Bribery InvestigationBold.
  45. Sexting Stripper Extortion Scandal Hits HearstAccording to “Page Six.”
  46. Juan Williams Blames Assistant for Plagiarism I just feel betrayed,” he said.
  47. Jonah Lehrer Down to Just One BookHis second book will be pulled from shelves.
  48. Shilling for Malaysia Is Pretty Nice Work If You Can Get ItA conservative commentator got shady content into HuffPo.
  49. Scooter Libby Makes a Triumphant Return to PoliticsHe can vote now.
  50. Knight Foundation Regrets the LehrerPaying him was a “mistake.”
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