Police Commissioner Robert Saltzman, for years the most critical voice on the civilian panel overseeing the LAPD, has ended his term. Saltzman tells Press Play about leaving at a heated time for LAPD, and amid a national debate over race and policing. And, Facebook once again found itself part of the news when it deactivated the accounts of a young woman who was live-streaming her stand-off with police before she was killed. Then, when Rio made its bid for this summer’s Olympic Games, the Olympic Committee promised to clean up Guanabara Bay, where Olympic sailors and open water swimmers will compete. It turns out, it was an empty promise. Also, Hillary Clinton may be close to breaking the greatest glass ceiling – the presidency; but dozens of women ran for president before her. A book titled “The Highest Glass Ceiling” profiles three remarkable women who made it closer than most. And finally, imagining more user-friendly food labels that would help make people more health conscious.
Commissioner Saltzman on stepping down at a tough time for LAPD
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Commissioner Saltzman on stepping down at a heated time for LAPD
Police Commissioner Robert Saltzman, for years the most critical voice on the civilian panel overseeing the LAPD, has ended his term. For almost a decade Saltzman fought to...
Weekly web roundup: Facebook in the news
Facebook, a news source for many, once again finds itself as part of the news this week. First, Facebook deactivated the accounts of a young woman who was live-streaming her...
Olympic games begin, but Rio’s bay still filled with sewage
Rivers that traverse in and around Rio de Janeiro pour the sewage and trash of millions into Guanabara Bay where Olympic sailors will compete in this summer’s Olympic Games....
Before Clinton, efforts to shatter the 'Highest Glass Ceiling'
Hillary Clinton won’t be the last woman to run for president, and she’s not the first – she’s not even the tenth or the hundredth. Most women who ran for president never had...