Spotlight Wins Best Picture of the Year

Read our extensive coverage of the history behind the movie. Tom Doyle, the priest-whistleblower-hero of the Catholic sex abuse scandal, reviewed Spotlight for us here., our regular Guest Blogger, maintains all the archives on the scandal. BishopAccountability was the source of the list of all locations where abuse has occurred that scrolls through at the end of the movie. BA’s guide to the documentation of the scandal is available here. Our Guest Blogger, Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP), posed a challenge to journalists, “Where Spotlights Are Needed Now,” here, and thanked other, less famous, journalists for their work in Read More …

H-G on August Break

We wish you a relaxing end of summer. We will be back on September 7 with our excellent team of Guest Bloggers. We look forward to the start of the new Supreme Court term on Monday, October 5. Ansel Adams took this beautiful photograph, The Tetons and the Snake River (1942), in Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, while employed by the United States Government.       Picture Credit: Ansel Adams [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons,