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Views of the News: Did the US Labor Secretary Cover Up A Sex Ring?

Professor Mike McKean

A bombshell report from the Miami Herald revealed U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta negotiated a plea deal during his time as a federal prosecutor to cover up an underage sex ring. How did the story come together? And, what effect might it have on his place in President Donald Trump’s cabinet? Also, remembering George H.W. Bush, the end of Mic, and a high school newspaper suspended following an investigation on varsity football player transfers. From Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Mike McKean: Views of the News.

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