FROM Felix Gutierrez
The Future of Newspapers in California More and more Californians are getting their news on the Internet, which means they're getting for free what it costs newspapers a lot of money to gather and publish. In the last six months, the Los Angeles Times lost 11% of its daily circulation, the Daily News was down 26%, the Orange County Register was off 10% and the Riverside Press-Enterprise 24%. The San Francisco Chronicle was down more than 25%, but claims revenue is going up.
The Mayor and The TV Reporter If you haven’t been watching, reading, or listening to the local news media, this is the week that Mayor Villaraigosa told a news conference about his affair with Mirthala Salinas , 2-time Emmy award winning anchor-reporter at Spanish-language Channel 52, Telemundo .
The flight bumping heard around 'round the world Recent video of a passenger forcibly removed from a United Airlines plane is a worst-case example of what's happened since consolidation into just four US-based carriers. Management seems to be tone-deaf to a decline in service — and even abuse — of passengers.
The US gets deeper into Middle East wars. What's the endgame? President Trump welcomed Egypt's President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi to the White House today… just one of the changes in America's approach to the Middle East since Barack Obama left office. We hear about that and the escalation of warfare as well as civilian casualties.