| Jun 19, 2013
| 9:08 AM
Los Angeles County coroner's officials said Wednesday the body recovered from a fiery, single-car crash in Hollywood that apparently killed journalist Michael Hastings will likely undergo an autopsy Thursday.
But an official cause of death and closure...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:02 PM
He brought down an American general. He could brutalize his peers. But Michael Hastings was never accused of not telling the truth. And given the outrage that often accompanied the publication of his stories, that’s saying something.
| Jun 21, 2013
| 12:29 PM
In an email sent hours before his death in a single-car L.A. crash, journalist Michael Hastings wrote that his “close friends and associates” were being interviewed by the FBI and he was going to “go off the radar for a bit.”...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 11:19 AM
A Massachusetts State Police photographer is facing an internal investigation after he released photos of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to a local magazine, authorities said Friday.
Sgt. Sean Murphy, incensed by what he saw as...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Two self-generated photos by two young men. One “looks” guilty. One “looks” innocent.
The power of images to shape or confuse our understanding of events has never been more apparent than in two hugely emotional cases that have...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 9:13 AM
A Massachusetts State Police sergeant faces a discipline hearing Tuesday morning because he released photographs of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to protest a Rolling Stone magazine cover that many thought glorified the defendant....
| Jul 23, 2013
| 12:46 PM
The Massachusetts police photographer who never sought permission before releasing images of the arrest of the man accused of being the Boston Marathon bomber has been placed on restricted duty with pay pending further investigation of his case, his...
| Jul 25, 2013
Whether you post on a Facebook profile with 20 followers or are in charge of a big brand with 20,000, everyone should have a social media crisis plan. The recent outcry over Rolling Stone's decision to put Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 9:33 AM
So much for a boycott.
Sales doubled for Rolling Stone's controversial July issue featuring Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the alleged Boston bomber.
The issue sold 13,332 copies since July 19 at 1,420 retail stores -- nearly double the magazine's 52-week...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 6:53 AM
Expanding Sound Check's focus away from Hampton Roads, I see excitement building over the Interlocken Music Festival which will bring Neil Young, Zac Brown and Widespread Panic to an historic farm south of Charlottesville.
The festival will take place...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 11:09 AM
The widow of Michael Hastings -- the journalist whose reporting led to the resignation of the top U.S. general in Afghanistan -- is calling his fatal crash in Los Angeles a “really tragic accident.”
In her first nationally televised...