Robert Scheer, editor in chief of Truthdig, has built a reputation for strong social and political writing over his 30 years as a journalist. His columns appear in newspapers across the country, and his in-depth interviews have made headlines. He conducted the famous Playboy magazine interview in...
In a rare turnabout of camera and subject, “Democracy Now!” host Amy Goodman talks with Truthdig’s Robert Scheer about the major inspirations and role models of her life, her life’s work, and how the ongoing crisis in journalism is really a crisis of truth. Updated
Truthdig Editor Robert Scheer interviews John Dean about “Pure Goldwater,” his new collaboration with the late senator’s son. The book is a reminder that American conservatism has drifted far from its original heading.
Truthdig Editor Robert Scheer does a career-spanning interview with the “blue-collar liberal” who helped rule California politics as both a congressman and leader of the state legislature over the last 30 years.
U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich and his wife, Elizabeth, discuss their recent personal peace-building initiative in Lebanon, where the congressman was the first U.S. official to tour the area and meet with the country?s leaders in the wake of its war with Israel. Truthdig Editor Robert Scheer conducts the interview.