Sixteen years ago, I had a professional encounter with “The Pick-up Artist” director that gives me reason to believe the women now accusing him.
Not even North Korea's late supreme leader was immune to Hollywood’s charms. (Pictured, Choi Eun Hee, left, and Shin Sang Ok.)
A path exists for a credible independent candidate to win the U.S. presidency in 2016. Could that person be the presumptive Green Party nominee?
Truthdig made a strong showing at the 58th annual Southern California Journalism Awards, presented by the Los Angeles Press Club on Sunday night.
Journalists from press clubs around the United States selected the finalists, and winners will be announced June 26 in downtown Los Angeles.
The career of Anthony Weiner (remember him?) may have imploded, but his personal and professional disasters provide the basis for what may be the most unnervingly canny treatment yet of our celebrity-mad political culture. The career of Anthony Weiner (remember him?) may have imploded, but his personal and professional disasters provide the basis for what may be the most unnervingly canny treatment yet of our celebrity-mad political culture.
Amy Berg's disturbing documentary on the Warren Jeffs polygamist sect zooms in on a story that oozes with archetypal evil.
Journalist Steve Fisher talks with KPFK’s Joshua Scheer about his and Anabel Hernández's investigative work on the missing 43 students in Mexico. Also, Truthdig's Kasia Anderson discusses Stephen Colbert's debut, and Liza Gold talks gun deaths and mental health.
Documentary filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer talks with Truthdig’s Robert Scheer and Kasia Anderson and KPFK’s Joshua Scheer about the influence his films “The Act of Killing” and the just-released “The Look of Silence” have had on life in Indonesia, where the perpetrators of a 50-year-old massacre still hold power.
What if the Nazis had won in World War II? That question represents one of the thematic forces that shape Joshua Oppenheimer’s quietly riveting, Oscar-nominated documentary about Indonesia's 1965-66 tragedy.