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Victoria Robertson

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Covering Current Affairs

Victoria Robertson
Victoria Robertson is a freelance current affairs columnist and founder of With her back foot firmly planted in some commonsense and a lively swing of the bat, she knocks today's big news stories straight out of the park.

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Articles From Victoria Robertson
Monday Oct 3, 2011 25:00 PM ET
Another day, another trial, another drama, another dollar: The Jackson family business.
Wednesday Sep 21, 2011 45:00 AM ET
With mounting evidence of persistent doubt over the Georgia death row inmate's guilt, America should take the opportunity to save Troy Davis and itself from capital punishment.
Monday Sep 19, 2011 25:00 PM ET
Sunday's 63rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards is gagged by Newscorp. but still parties on.
Wednesday Aug 24, 2011 00:00 AM ET
Innocent or guilty, DSK's activities in suite 2806 of the Sofitel New York will have a long-term, negative effect on women and rape victims alike.
Wednesday Aug 10, 2011 25:00 PM ET
After suffering four days of looting, the ordinary British public show the world that when they are under attack, they come out fighting...and drinking tea.
Tuesday Aug 2, 2011 45:00 AM ET
Nothing beats the drama of a big wedding bust-up. Tension and intrigue build on The Inside Experience as kidnapped Christina's 'friend' Jennifer proceeds with her wedding today.
Sunday Jul 31, 2011 30:00 PM ET
Do you dream of playing a part in a Hollywood movie? The new social media movie The Inside Experience allows you to do just that. You don't need to audition, just read this to find out how to get involved.
Thursday Jul 28, 2011 20:00 PM ET
The columnist who was stupid enough to put newly sainted Winehouse and evil mass murderer Breivik in the same column about personal responsibility? It was me.
Monday Jul 25, 2011 20:00 AM ET
As music lovers mourn the death of true legend Amy Winehouse, Justin Bieber tweets his intention to "live forever". Never say never?
Thursday Jul 14, 2011 20:00 PM ET
On the anniversary of the French revolution, King Rupert of News Corp. is summoned by UK judge to answer for his reign of lies.
Tuesday Jul 12, 2011 00:00 PM ET
Why is Rupert Murdoch protecting his flame haired media queen from the tidal wave of public, media and political demands for her head?
Monday Jul 11, 2011 20:00 AM ET
What are the origins of the Beckham's new baby daughter's name: Harper Seven?
Friday Jul 8, 2011 35:00 PM ET
The timing of the closure of Britain's smuttiest tabloid and the launch of HuffPost UK could not be sweeter. I predict the end is nigh for Rupert Murdoch's brand of tabloid journalism.
Wednesday Jul 6, 2011 30:00 AM ET
After three years of a three-ring media circus, the American legal system fails to find justice for Caylee Marie Anthony.
Tuesday Jul 5, 2011 40:00 PM ET
Now that the rape charges against Dominique Strauss-Kahn seem close to being dropped, does he deserve to make a political comeback by running for the office of the President of the French Republic?
Friday Jul 1, 2011 55:00 PM ET
Smart girls know that if the man is worth keeping, his mother is worth charming. It seems that Blake Lively may need some tips on how to get on Leo's mother's good side.
Wednesday Jun 29, 2011 00:00 PM ET
It is only a matter of time before a ceiling of commonsense squashes the evangelical politician's presidential ambitions.
Monday Jun 27, 2011 05:00 PM ET
"It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife". George Clooney, is out to prove Jane Austen wrong.
Wednesday Jun 22, 2011 30:00 AM ET
Mothers beware: If you are going to take your eyes off of your toddler, make sure your Facebook status isn't up to date, your house has been feng shui-ed, and you've got your face on.
Saturday Jun 18, 2011 40:00 PM ET
Will the rumors about a potential romance between Pippa Middleton and Prince Harry prove to be as fake as Meg Ryan's infamous orgasm scene in the movie 'When Harry Met Sally'?
Thursday Jun 16, 2011 30:00 AM ET
The wife of the second in line to the English throne's graceful style outshines all the aristocratic ladies' fabulous hats and proves she is worthy of her royal tiara.
Monday Jun 13, 2011 25:00 PM ET
The congresswoman's first recovery picture since the Tucson shooting gives voters something to hang on to in the polluted seas of Weinergate.
Friday Jun 10, 2011 25:00 PM ET
Yesterday morning, things were looking good for Alec Baldwin, actor and star of Emmy Award winning 30 Rock comedy series.  Rumors were rampant that he was a possible candidate to step into Anthony Weiner's (slightly soiled) Democratic briefs, when...
Wednesday Jun 8, 2011 00:00 AM ET
Hey, Weiner! Before you go, tweet us the name of your waxer!
Tuesday Jun 7, 2011 30:00 AM ET
Oscar-winning actress Reese Witherspoon crashes MTV's prom and proves why she deserves to be everyone's Prom Queen.
Saturday Jun 4, 2011 20:00 AM ET
By publishing a 'How to Buy Drugs Online' guide, it would seem that Gawker will do whatever it takes.
Thursday Jun 2, 2011 50:00 AM ET
Until her "Man Down" video, Rihanna had handled her abuse scandal with grace and precision. Why then did she feel the need to go a step further and portray an abuse victim taking the ultimate revenge by blowing her abuser's brains out with a handgun?
Tuesday May 31, 2011 20:00 PM ET
How do you know you are finally a "grown-up"? Is it when you discover you have a serious crush on a news anchor?
Monday May 30, 2011 30:00 AM ET
Forget sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll. Dr. Drew gives celebrities a new kind of fun - fake addictions, freak show television exposure, and dead end rehab.
Thursday May 26, 2011 50:00 PM ET
The Celebrity Body:  we all crave it, but how do you get it?  New York City cult indoor cycling studio SoulCycle certainly has the answer.  However, its many celebrity clients and devoted community will have reeled from the news...
Wednesday May 25, 2011 30:00 PM ET
I had a dream. I wake to find that I live in a world in which the first African American President of the United States claims that there is "no one more Irish than me." Such were the words of...

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