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
The fight over abortion rights has taken a new turn.
Aug. 28, 2015from 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.
May. 28, 2015from 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.
Oct. 17, 2014from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
In 1950, America had the richest middle class in the world, but now U.S. workers face wage stagnation and historic wealth inequality.
Sep. 12from To the Point
In Tanzania poverty can have a devastating effect on health – particularly for women and children. But, its not just Africa that has this problem….
Sep. 8from Second Opinion
Dunce, by Mary Ruefle, finds meaning everywhere.
Sep. 12from Bookworm
How do you breathe life into ancient art? That’s the driving question behind the Getty Villa’s outdoor theater program (and arguably the Getty itself).
Sep. 9from Opening the Curtain
Hurricane Dorian devastated the Bahamas and battered the Carolinas, but what dominated the news cycle?
Sep. 6from Left, Right & Center
A state bill called AB 5 would require businesses that rely on independent contractors to reclassify them as employees and offer benefits such as health insurance and sick pay. There’s…
Sep. 11from KCRW Features
Hot off Toronto, where ‘Hustlers’ won raves, Lorene Scafaria tells us about her fight to direct the movie, which is based on her script about a real-life group of strippers who robbed…
Sep. 13from The Business
Santa Barbara is having a vigil tonight for the 34 people who died in the Conception diving boat fire. We look at the history of diving in the area.
Sep. 6from The 805
This week, through Sept 15: look at alternative visions for the Santa Monica Airport site; play at the Tar Pits with artists and musicians; see Los Angeles in light and shadow;…
Sep. 9from Design and Architecture