David Folkenflik

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Fox News host Tucker Carlson was a frequent guest on Bubba The Love Sponge Show about a decade ago, where he made many misogynistic, racist and homophobic comments.

How Fox News’ Tucker Carlson went from conservative talk show host to alt-right darling

Fox News host Tucker Carlson was a frequent guest on Bubba The Love Sponge Show about a decade ago, where he made many misogynistic, racist and homophobic comments.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Amazon chief and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos accused American Media Incorporated, which owns The National Enquirer, of extortion and blackmail.

The Bezos-AMI story isn’t just about the world’s richest man taking on a tawdry tabloid

Amazon chief and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos accused American Media Incorporated, which owns The National Enquirer, of extortion and blackmail.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The LA Times’ former parent company, Tronc (now Tribune Publishing), gave a $2.5 million secret payout to Davan Maharaj, the former editor-in-chief and publisher of the paper.

Former LA Times top editor took a $2.5 million payout and kept silent about his boss’ anti-semitic slur

The LA Times’ former parent company, Tronc (now Tribune Publishing), gave a $2.5 million secret payout to Davan Maharaj, the former editor-in-chief and publisher of the paper.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Josh Barro discusses Joe Biden’s surge in the polls, Trump’s stumbling, and where US China policy should go next with Christine Emba, Megan McArdle and Ali Wyne.

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The Los Angeles City Council has come under ramped-up scrutiny following ongoing protests for racial justice.

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Two artists draw from their cultural backgrounds to respond to today’s social unrest and disparities. A group show shifts its focus to highlight isolation and race in America.

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