Charles Ornstein

ProPublica

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Senior reporter for ProPublica and and past president of the Association of Health Care Journalists; former reporter for the Los Angeles Times and co-author of an investigative series on King/Drew that won a Pulitzer Prize in 2005

Charles Ornstein on KCRW

The fight over abortion rights has taken a new turn.

Privacy and Abortion Rights

The fight over abortion rights has taken a new turn.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

When King Drew Medical Center opened in South L.A. in 1972  it was more than just a hospital. It was a symbol of hope and empowerment for L.A.’s African-American community.

New Hospital, New Hope to Replace King Drew Medical Center

When King Drew Medical Center opened in South L.A. in 1972  it was more than just a hospital. It was a symbol of hope and empowerment for L.A.’s African-American community.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Obama appointed Ron Klain as the administration’s so-called Ebola czar today, putting him in charge of coordinating the government’s response to the virus.

The New “Ebola Czar”

President Obama appointed Ron Klain as the administration’s so-called Ebola czar today, putting him in charge of coordinating the government’s response to the virus.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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For people who are trying to mask their accent and sound more American, there are now more possibilities than a human coach.

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Spanish architecture firm SelgasCano is taking over LA with brightly colored plastic and lots of plants.

from Design and Architecture

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has proposed a rule change that would remove families with mixed immigration status from public and Section 8 housing.

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Edward Goldman talks about The Getty Research Institute’s exhibition marking the 100 th  anniversary of the Bauhaus school and a virtual exhibition of Rembrandt paintings in Southern…

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The movie 'Late Night' written by and starring Mindy Kaling was the talk of Sundance, but its buzz at the box office has been significantly more muted.

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Kids are taking care of babies who don’t have diapers and are covered in mucus. There are no showers or toothbrushes. Children are sleeping on cement floors.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

When the Chief Executive lies repeatedly, what’s a reporter to do?  CNN’s Jim Acosta defends his multiple public challenges of Donald Trump in a book called, “The Enemy of the People.”

from To the Point

This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot I get super technical and talk about flywheels, which are those things on wheely machine parts which make it go whoosh, whoosh. See?

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand