The new owner has a chance to do a great public service by reviving the civic treasure, battered by years of dictatorial and incompetent regimes. But he'll soon learn that running a newspaper is not science or showmanship.
The $500 million purchase by Los Angeles medical entrepreneur Patrick Soon-Shiong brings the paper back under local ownership for the first time in 18 years.
This episode of "On Contact" examines the New McCarthyism that is underway to suppress the left-wing press.
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.
Much of the media claimed that anti-Trump supporters were the aggressors, but the alternative newspaper has a different story.
The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, CNN and several others are denied access.
The progressive activist compiled an impressive record in California and local politics—from 18 years in the state Capitol to a variety of community crusades. Even shelter animals benefited from his work.
Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer was the first American journalist to enter the surviving power plant in the former Soviet Union On the 30th anniversary of the nuclear disaster, he recounts his experience in a Los Angeles Times column first published on April 9, 1987 Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer was the first American journalist to enter the surviving power plant in the former Soviet Union.