Originally posted on Nittany Lions Den  |  Last updated 11/17/11

ORLANDO, FL - JANUARY 1: Head coach Joe Paterno of the Penn State Nittany Lions leaves the field following the 2010 Capital One Bowl against the LSU Tigers at the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium on January 1, 2010 in Orlando, Florida. Penn State won 19-17. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
As Penn State fans, our hope has been that the initial media feeding frenzy over this Sandusky scandal would lessen this week. After seeing the emotions of Saturday, a small amount of sympathy crept out towards us, the suffering Penn State community. But the tide has come back in. Maybe this college football weekend will finally be the one where PSU moves to page 2. Lord knows we won't be on page 1 with any positive reporting, so all we can hope for is the negative attacks to fade. Below I'm going to post my thoughts on the media's role in targeting the wrong people with the blame in the Sandusky scandal. I've found three articles though, far better than mine, that have helped me process through my complex emotions over this tragedy. You'll see some of my African perspective shine through, realizing that this trauma has reached a worldwide scale. "Let's All Feel Superior" from The New York Times "Darkness" by Paterno autobiographer Joe Posnanski (Sports Illustrated) "In the dark...
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