Posts Tagged ‘syria’

The Needle: Nose Bleed Seats

Shame Spiral: ESPN's ombudsman reported today on a modest campaign within the sports media giant to stop using the offensive name of Washington's football team. Grantland editor Bill Simmons also refrained from using the team's moniker in a recent column. +2
Nose=Bleed Seats: The powers that be scheduled the Pigskins' season opener smack in the middle of rush hour at [...]

Washington Post Website Hacked by Group That Supports Syrian President

The Washington Post website was apparently hacked this morning by a hacker collective, Syrian Electronic Army, believed to support Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Certain stories on the site are redirecting readers to the collective's website.
An editor's note on the Post's website said the paper is "working to resolve the issue."
The hacking comes a day after the [...]