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 .
Trump's 'America First' goes missing abroad In the Middle East, President Trump is changing some policies of the Obama Administration—and reversing his own campaign attacks on Islam as a religion that "hates us." We hear about his visit to Saudi Arabia and what's at stake for the rest of his foreign excursion.
Terrorism and tweets, hate speech and murder Just days before an election, Britain is coping with a rash of deadly terrorism, and Prime Minister Theresa May is on the defensive. And again today, President Trump has tweeted criticism of the Mayor of London. Later, a double murder in Portland, Oregon has revealed the ugly past of a supposedly “progressive” city. One immediate question: is “hate speech” protected by the First Amendment?
White House budget proposal slashes and burns President Trump's first budget request is considered dead on arrival in Congress — a familiar development in Capitol Hill. We hear what it reveals about the priorities of the new administration. What's likely to die… and what might survive?
Is the threat from Russia missing from the Russia meddling probe? There's much being made about the Trump administration's possible ties with Russia. But the bottom line is Russia's effort to influence American democracy. Do the President and his aides care enough to take action before voters go back to the polls?