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.
"Once again, history won't keep its mouth shut. Little by little, the truth comes out, and our policy in Cuba gets exposed for the sham it is." That's Truthdig's editor in chief writing about Cuba for the Los Angeles Times in this column first published on July 14, 1998.
Continuous turnover of upper management over the last decade, coupled with nonexistent long-term financial planning, has turned Southern California's oldest public radio station into a micro-version of Greece. And just as ordinary Greeks were made to bear the brunt of a financial crisis that was not of their doing, KPFK's staff members are facing cuts as a result of debts created by others.