Neetzan, others, suspended by Whisper. -Re/Code

Per Re/Code: The Guardian was an editorial partner of the startup and had visited Whisper headquarters to explore the possibility of an expanded partnership. It was during this visit, which included meetings with editor-in-chief Neetzan Zimmerman, that the Guardian uncovered information used in its story. Sources… » 10/26/14 3:17pm Sunday 3:17pm

the thing with Gawker comments right now

So after GifGate Gawker has re-instituted greyed out comments across Gawker Media, and instituted a system where you have to be followed by one of the blogs themselves for your comments to appear in black automatically. Otherwise, your comments have to be rescued by members of the Gawker media staff or (I believe)… » 10/25/14 5:56pm Saturday 5:56pm

Boy, I wonder why college is so expensive

Summer break has arrived at Purdue University, where I am pursuing my doctorate. This summer, I am concentrating on studying for my comprehensive exams and sending out articles for publication, so my schedule is flexible. I've decided to use some of this unstructured time to exercise more often, by taking advantage of… » 10/25/14 5:49pm Saturday 5:49pm

Cali cops made a sport of stealing women's phone photos

MARTINEZ — The California Highway Patrol officer accused of stealing nude photos from a DUI suspect's phone told investigators that he and his fellow officers have been trading such images for years, in a practice that stretches from its Los Angeles office to his own Dublin station, according to court documents… » 10/24/14 10:11pm 10/24/14 10:11pm