Gabriel Kahn

University of Southern California

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Gabriel Kahn is a professor of the professional practice of journalism at USC's Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism.

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The sale of the Los Angeles Times is final today.

Back under local ownership, LA Times gets a new executive editor

The sale of the Los Angeles Times is final today.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Biotech billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong is  buying the LA Times  for $500 million. He made his fortune by selling a cancer drug.

Controversial business dealings of the LA Times’ new owner

Biotech billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong is buying the LA Times for $500 million. He made his fortune by selling a cancer drug.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

“The Los Angeles Times is like a Soviet circus right now” -- that’s what one current anonymous staffer told the Huffington Post.

LA Times has ‘a fire to put out in every corner,’ says USC journalism professor

“The Los Angeles Times is like a Soviet circus right now” -- that’s what one current anonymous staffer told the Huffington Post.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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A last minute cease-fire in Syria; Mick Mulvaney confirms, then quickly denies a quid pro quo; and no one likes billionaires at the Democratic debate, not even the billionaire.

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Under new federal rules, if an immigration officer determines you are a strain on public benefits, or likely to be one in the future, you could become ineligible for permanent…

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These are some interesting texts.

from Left, Right & Center

Two of the most urgent crises facing Americans---mental health and homelessness---are inextricably linked. The failure to see this has only made things worse.

from Scheer Intelligence

A new analysis in the Annals of Internal Medicine says red meat and processed meat might not be so bad for you, so no need to cut back.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Lowell Cafe in West Hollywood opens today, where you can buy, smoke, and eat weed.

from Greater LA

Shepard Smith recently announced his resignation from Fox News. He strove to be as even-handed as possible when reporting.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Nestled between two Bay Area highways is a capital of hip-hop.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

A cartoon on the cover of the Economist says it all: leaders of the world’s two foremost democracies are scrambling to hold on. President Trump is faced with the possibility of impeachment. In the interests of Brexit, Boris Johnson is accused of lying to the Queen and defying Parliament. In both countries, voters are losing trust not just in their elected leaders but in their governments. The UK and the US aren’t alone, as the ideals of western democracy are being challenged by demagogues in other parts of the world.

from To the Point