Archive for January, 2016

My Memoir For Vanderbilt University Alumni Publication

Published January 31st, 2016, Uncategorized

My sort-of alma mater, Vanderbilt University, recently honored me with a request to write a guest column for Tunnel Vision, the alumni publication of Vanderbilt Student Communications, the umbrella corporation of the various student media — including the campus newspaper, the Hustler, of which I was editor in 1974-75. The full text of the article […]

EXCLUSIVE: Cal Football Strength Coach — Focus of Family’s Wrongful Death Suit — Also Central Figure in Concussion Inc.’s Coverage of 2013 Locker-Room Punching Incident

Published January 30th, 2016, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   The extreme motivational methods of University of California football strength and conditioning coach Damon Harrington — highlighted in Concussion Inc.’s coverage of a 2013 locker room altercation that sent a freshman running back to the emergency room with a concussion — are also at the center of the apparent imminent settlement […]

Reprint No. 3 of My Five Now-Censored Articles For MomsTeam on the USA Swimming Sex Abuse Scandals

Published January 29th, 2016, Uncategorized

PREVIOUSLY: — “As ‘Concussion’ Movie Boomlet Draws to a Close, We Reset Our Coverage of Sexual Abuse in Swimming,” January 14, http://concussioninc.net/?p=10669 — “Now-Censored 2012 MomsTeam Article on the USA Swimming Sex Abuse Scandals,” January 25, http://concussioninc.net/?p=10681   After Rick Curl: The Wider Net of Accountability for Swim Coach Sex Abuse Published October 27th, 2012 This article was […]

Newsweek Europe Apologizes — To the Smear Artist! — For Facilitating Exposure of ‘Concussion’ Movie Partner MomsTeam’s Smear of CTE Victim

Published January 26th, 2016, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick Newsweek Europe and its reporter Teddy Cutler have thrown their dog leashes into the ring for the title “journalism cowards of the year.” But hey, it’s only January. In today’s world of rampant advertorial, analysts are confident others will step up and give them a run for their money. Concussion Inc. recently […]

Now-Censored 2012 MomsTeam Article on the USA Swimming Sex Abuse Scandals

Published January 25th, 2016, Uncategorized

PREVIOUSLY: “As ‘Concussion’ Movie Boomlet Draws to a Close, We Reset Our Coverage of Sexual Abuse in Swimming,” January 14, http://concussioninc.net/?p=10669.   My original 2012 article for MomsTeam.com is among my five articles for that site that have been deleted in light of our publication of the smear tactics and shady partnership with the Concussion movie marketing […]