Eric Boehlert

Media Matters

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Senior fellow at Media Matters, the progressive media watchdog, and author of Bloggers on the Bus: How the Internet Changed Politics and the Press

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The British police and the US Justice Department are investigating the way Rupert Murdoch has conducted an  empire  that spans the world of communications media.

Rupert Murdoch: Finance, Politics and Journalism

The British police and the US Justice Department are investigating the way Rupert Murdoch has conducted an empire that spans the world of communications media.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Rupert Murdoch is best known in the US for  Fox News  and the  Wall Street Journal , but his  media empire  spans the world of communications.

Rupert Murdoch: Finance, Politics and Journalism

Rupert Murdoch is best known in the US for Fox News and the Wall Street Journal , but his media empire spans the world of communications.

from To the Point

On a Sunday talk show, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said the so-called "public option" is " not an essential part " of healthcare reform.

Healthcare Reform: Angry Crowds and the 'Public Option'

On a Sunday talk show, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said the so-called "public option" is " not an essential part " of healthcare reform.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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In 1950, America had the richest middle class in the world, but now U.S. workers face wage stagnation and historic wealth inequality.

from To the Point

Climate change is an existential crisis. If Americans cut just one hamburger from their diet every week, it would be like taking 10 million cars off the road every year. After cutting energy use, less meat and more plant-based food add up to the easiest--and healthiest--way to reduce your carbon footprint. From the land and water needed to raise feed and the methane produced at the end of digestion, “Cattle are actually mini fossil-fuel, greenhouse gas producers.” So says Sujatha Bergen, head of health campaigns at the NRDC. As her title suggests, eliminating beef from your diet--in addition to pork and lamb-- is also better for you. She explains the trade-offs for helping to reduce climate change and says, “Starting with your fork is much less daunting for many people.”

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More adults are living with their parents now than they have in more than a century. It’s a third of all adults under 34. But in Los Angeles, it’s more than 40% .

from Greater LA

In a world in which global opinion reigns, public diplomacy rooted in nationalism and propaganda will not save us from pressing crises.

from Scheer Intelligence

Election officials in LA County want to make voting easier, more accessible, and more secure.

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Twelve candidates are taking the stage at 5 PM PT at the CNN/New York Times Democratic Debate, hosted at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio

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For months, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi resisted the mounting calls from her caucus to start impeachment proceedings.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump is holding a press conference at the United Nations General Assembly in New York. In a speech to the U.N.

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Students are cutting class, and workers are striking worldwide.   At the UN, governments will be held accountable for promises made in the Paris Accords.

from To the Point