Chronicle of Higher Education
- Penn State faculty responds to the scandal, looking to reclaim some authority over athletics (subscription required) – or PDF
- Chronicle hosts 3 experts for panel discussion on possible changes in college athletics (subscription required) – or PDF
The (Syracuse, N.Y.) Post-Standard
- Reporter Mike McAndrew outlines newspaper’s 2002-2003 investigation that editors decided not to publish
- Executive Editor Michael Connor explains why the paper did not publish the Bernie Fine story in 2003
- Why the paper didn’t give the Bobby Davis tape to police
- Fine accuser Bobby Davis talks about life after he went public with charges
- Column by David Rubin, Newhouse School dean emeritus
The (Harrisburg, Pa.) Patriot-News
- Original March 31, 2011, story breaking the Jerry Sandusky investigation.
- Having won their trust, Sara Ganim on Nov. 7 published the first story focusing on the victims.
- The full-page, front-page editorial on Nov. 8 calling for Joe Paterno and President Graham Spanier to step down or be fired.
- The Patriot-News was being criticized by some people for “holding” the Sandusky story irresponsibly. On Nov. 10, editor David Newhouse wrote a column explaining how the paper reported the story and decided it was ready to print.
- As many were focusing on Paterno and a 2002 incident, Sara Ganim’s Nov. 11 story was the first comprehensive look at missed opportunities to investigate Sandusky going back to 1995.
- An investigation on Nov. 17 detailed the incestuous ties between Penn State and Sandusky’s charity, The Second Mile, that might have motivated school officials to minimize what they had heard.
- In response to a New York Times story about Victim One, Patriot-News editor David Newhouse wrote a Nov. 23 column about journalistic ethics and protecting the victim.
- Reaction to Newhouse’s column was extremely strong. It was castigated by some, praised by others.
- Several weeks later, New York Times Public Editor Art Brisbane wrote a column agreeing with Newhouse.
- Network breaks the Fine story
- “Outside The Lines” story on the Bobby Davis—Laurie Fine conversation on tape
- Reporter Mark Schwarz discusses his coverage of the Fine story
- Senior VP and Director of News Vince Doria discusses the network’s reporting on the Fine story
The New York Times