Jon Reed

radio reporter and producer

Jon Reed on KCRW

Over the past year, China has almost stopped accepting America’s recyclables. More than 200 recycling centers in California closed last month.

The promise of recycling may be failing

Over the past year, China has almost stopped accepting America’s recyclables. More than 200 recycling centers in California closed last month.

from Greater LA

“False flag” reports, even outright deceptions, have led to some of America’s longest wars. New technology makes another disastrous mistake more likely than ever.

Can Fake News Lead to Real War?

“False flag” reports, even outright deceptions, have led to some of America’s longest wars. New technology makes another disastrous mistake more likely than ever.

from To the Point

The challenge of climate change can seem overwhelming--especially with the Trump administration dropping the ball. But cities have opportunities to make change.

It’s time to talk about climate change

The challenge of climate change can seem overwhelming--especially with the Trump administration dropping the ball. But cities have opportunities to make change.

from To the Point

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A new genre of art is growing in LA: “immersive interactive experiences.”

from Greater LA

This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot I talk about what it must be like to be down a well and to look up and see the stars, and why a place I know in Hollywood is trying to do…

from Martini Shot

NBC is in trouble again.

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Most of the ocean floor has never been mapped in detail.  Some scientists are trying to change that, using sonar to see what satellites can’t.

from Here Be Monsters

"The Aeronauts" is in the Jules Verne vein of "Around the World In 80 Days," but on a slightly more modest scale.

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Los Angeles County held a memorial ceremony this week honoring the lives of 1,457 people who died in 2016, but whose remains were not claimed by loved ones.

from Greater LA

Energy flows from anxiety in "Uncut Gems." You may be exhausted but you'll never be bored by Adam Sandler's astonishing performance.

from Film Reviews

The team behind KCRW’s "Good Food," Evan Kleiman and Nick Liao, have put together a list of five great neighborhood restaurants to visit this year.

A dramatic decision by a little-known planning agency may impact how much new housing goes up in your city.

from Design and Architecture