Journalism Teacher Drops Blog In Spat Over Naming Bryant’s Accuser

Filed as News on September 18, 2004 9:49 pm

by Duncan

The Denver Channel> Geneva Overholser, a journalism educator and former newspaper editor, discontinued her Web log for the Poynter Institute on Friday after her editors declined to let her identify the woman who accused Kobe Bryant of rape.

Overholser’s short column, “Time to Name the Accuser,” argued that the woman’s name should be used in media accounts after she filed a civil suit against the NBA star in Denver federal court. read more>

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