Archive for April, 2017

Muchnick Sues University of California For Additional Public Records in 2014 Death of Football Player Ted Agu

Published April 18th, 2017, Uncategorized

Author and journalist Irvin Muchnick today sued the University of California under the state Public Records Act. The petition in Alameda County Superior Court, Case No. RG17857115, alleges that UC Berkeley and other units of the UC system have withheld public records related to the 2014 death of Cal football player Ted Agu and to […]

New York Times Appears One-and-Done With the Olympic Sports Sex Abuse Story

Published April 16th, 2017, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   Two weeks ago the New York Times published a powerful essay on sexual abuse in gymnastics by former multiple Olympian Jennifer Sey. The piece played off a new initiative by Senator Dianne Feinstein to curb this ongoing disgrace of our youth sports system. Since then, the Times has embellished Sey’s article […]

Flashback: ‘My Life of “O’Reilly”‘ (in honor of the current major advertiser exodus from ‘The O’Reilly Factor’)

Published April 7th, 2017, Uncategorized

The essay below was originally published on April 20, 2009, at Beyond Chron, the San Francisco alternative news site. The YouTube of my shot on The O’Reilly Factor’ is at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=asTdiVWf4gM.   My Life of ‘O’Reilly’: A Memoir by Irvin Muchnick The New York Times has published the goods on the The O’Reilly Factor’s ambush field interviews. […]

Reviewing the Reasons USA Swimming Chief Chuck Wielgus Should Be Fired During Senator Dianne Feinstein’s Probe of Amateur Sports Sex Abuse (Part 2, the Everett Uchiyama Cover-Up)

Published April 5th, 2017, Uncategorized

PREVIOUSLY: Call For Dismissal of USA Swimming Chief Chuck Wielgus Now Accompanies Heat on USA Gymnastics Published April 2nd, 2017   Reviewing the Reasons USA Swimming Chief Chuck Wielgus Should Be Fired During Senator Dianne Feinstein’s Probe of Amateur Sports Sex Abuse (Part 1, the Will Colebank Cover-Up) Published April 4th, 2017     by Irvin Muchnick […]

Reviewing the Reasons USA Swimming Chief Chuck Wielgus Should Be Fired During Senator Dianne Feinstein’s Probe of Amateur Sports Sex Abuse (Part 1, the Will Colebank Cover-Up)

Published April 4th, 2017, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   We’ve told you about the open letter — first reported by USA Today — in which women’s sports advocate Nancy Hogshead-Makar, along with fellow anti-abuse lawyer activists B. Robert Allard and Jonathan Little, call for Chuck Wielgus of USA Swimming to be fired. Here we begin a rundown of some of […]