author, essayist and editor
Joel Whitney is a co-founder and editor at large of Guernica: A Magazine of Art & Politics and the author of Finks: How the C.I.A. Tricked the World's Best Writers.
The author of Finks: How the CIA Tricked the World’s Best Writers discusses how the spy agency used its own form of propaganda through highly respected magazines to counter the rise in…
Mar. 17, 2017
from Scheer Intelligence
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from KCRW Features
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from The Business
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from Hollywood Breakdown
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from The Treatment
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from Life Examined
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from Zócalo's Connecting California
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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
For our first episode of 2022, we’re doubling our usual offerings with a best-of selection from the series, including Hector Morlet, Telenova, Miiesha, and more.
from KCRW’s Global Beat
Arts journalist Carolina Miranda asks in her essay remembering California native Joan Didion.
from Good Food