The media ended the week by taking various swings at Roger Clemens, Brian McNamee, and Congress after Wednesday's Congressional hearing into baseball's steroid scandal.
McNamee's lawyer got the most attention, thanks to his unsupported assertion that President George W. Bush would pardon Clemens, if he was convicted of some crime related to the issue.
Conservatives claim the hearing was a waste of taxpayer money.
Forbes.com reports that Clemens' reputation is wrecked; his low endorsement profile will likely become nonexistent.
Yahoo CEO Jerry Wang: “I want you to know that the Yahoo board of directors and management team remain committed to pursuing initiatives that maximize value for all our Yahoo stockholders.”
China's Darfur headaches continue: Steven Spielberg resigned from his position as artistic adviser to the Beijing Olympic Games, citing a concern over China's Darfur activity. In addition, more than 50 Olympians have pledged to call attention to Darfur during the games.
Josh Green's article on the Clinton campaign, famously killed by GQ, has been published by The Atlantic. *
CNN producer Chez Pazienza claims he was “dooced,” or fired for maintaining a blog. CNN would not discuss specifics, but said that CNN employees must get permission before writing on non-CNN sites. Maybe he should have read this article.* The story originally listed Vanity Fair as the magazine that spiked the article. It was, in fact, GQ