Sex-scandal civics / Onion TV / Radio non-silence

Thursday, November 15, 2012
3 things for Thursday.

SEX-SCANDAL CIVICS. Before you dismiss as salacious all the attention given the Petraeus sex scandal, consider Jack Shafer's perspective for Reuters: "The Petraeus scandal has schooled a naïve nation about proper email hygiene, the internal workings of the FBI, lax military discipline, computer privacy issues, and the loose handling of classified information." It's not just endlessly entertaining; it's good for you, too.
* The Guardian's Petraeus quiz question No. 2: "What seemingly clever but actually totally stupid method did Petraeus and Broadwell use to ...?"

ONION TV. Lost (to me, anyway) in the run-up to the election: The Onion is working with YouTube to launch a series of TED Talks-type parodies.

RADIO NON-SILENCE. Two -- count 'em -- two Meyersons, Chicago Journal and Skyline editor Ben and his father without portfolio, will join Rick Kogan on WBEZ-FM 91.5's "Afternoon Shift" at 3 p.m. today. Here's how their last visit sounded.
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