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May 10, 2010

WWE Sex Harassment Exec Appears to Have Been Terminated

A second knowledgeable source tells me that World Wrestling Entertainment’s chief in-house lawyer, executive vice president and general counsel Jared F. Bartie, has been fired. In […]
May 11, 2010

Questions for WWE About Its General Counsel and Sexual Harassment Allegation

The following text was emailed to Robert Zimmerman, World Wrestling Entertainment’s vice president of public relations and corporate communications. Mr. Zimmerman: My blog is reporting that […]
May 11, 2010

Questions for Senate Candidate Linda McMahon About WWE Executive Jared Bartie’s Reported Dismissal for Sexual Harassment

The following text was emailed to Ed Patru, spokesman for Linda McMahon’s Senate campaign. Mr. Patru: My blog is reporting that Jared Bartie, World Wrestling Entertainment’s […]
May 12, 2010

Follow-Up Notes on the Sexual Harassment Scandal at Senate Candidate Linda McMahon’s WWE

“Popular culture has always been a bit coarser than political leaders like to acknowledge.” — Kevin Rennie, Hartford Courant, March 21 I know very little about […]
May 12, 2010

Legal Trade Press Picks Up WWE Exec Sexual Harassment Story

The website of Corporate Counsel, part of the American Lawyer family of magazines, has picked up the story here of the dismissal of World Wrestling Entertainment’s […]
May 13, 2010

Linda McMahon’s WWE and ESPN — Connecticut Cohorts in ‘Sports Entertainment’ and Sexual Harassment

“Popular culture has always been a bit coarser than political leaders like to acknowledge.” – Kevin Rennie, Hartford Courant, March 21 It’s always hard to know […]
May 13, 2010

WWE and General Counsel ‘Have Parted Ways Amicably’

World Wrestling Entertainment has broken its silence on the sexual harassment case of Jared Barties, the company’s executive vice president and general counsel. Bartie “was not […]
May 15, 2010

Connecticut Newspaper Columnist on What’s Different and What’s the Same About Linda McMahon

Highly recommended reading: “Nothing’s different about buying an election” Chris Powell, Manchester Journal Inquirer http://www.journalinquirer.com/articles/2010/05/15/chris_powell/doc4bed598a55650171354821.txt
May 15, 2010

Muchnick Book Bonus: ‘In Bed With the WWF – Sex and Scandal in Pro Wrestling’

With the Connecticut Republican Party state convention less than a week away, World Wrestling Entertainment mogul Linda McMahon is leading in the polls for the nomination […]