"Both well-meaning and more illicit-minded intelligence professionals basically realize [exposures of the inner workings of power] can't go on," the publisher and journalist tells the "On Contact" host in a discussion about attacks on such organizations as WikiLeaks.
Emilio Gutierrez Soto, who fled certain assassination in his native Mexico, is released from an immigrant detention center in Texas.
American news consumers, take heed: This is no inside-baseball story of media intrigue. What happens to local outlets reaches far beyond their markets and into everyone's backyard. Robert Scheer and Nick Goldberg break it all down in an in-depth interview.
U.S. soldiers in My Lai, Vietnam, "didn't just kill babies," the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist tells Robert Scheer in a wide-ranging interview. "They were throwing infants up and catching them on their bayonets."
In a conversation with the Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter, Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges wonders if the era of great journalism that Hersh embodies has passed.
The news website, which received 19 nominations from the Los Angeles Press Club, earns three first-place prizes, six second-place awards and one third-place finish.
Although the government’s grip on media outlets has loosened in recent years, dangerous constraints, plus lowered standards of professionalism, are causing deep concern.