Judge, Jury, and Defendant
I love these thumbsuckers where reporters furrow their brow and ponder ethical problems in the midst of the firestorm the media created.
Dahlia Lithwick writes in Slate that the Duke lacrosse case "cuts too deeply into this country's most tender places: race and class and gender".
Big surprise. This story became a big story because it could be framed in term of race, class and gender.