Ken Doctor

Newsonomics

Guest

Media analyst for Newsnomics, Outsell and Content Bridges, focusing on the transformation of the news media from print to digital; 20-year veteran of the defunct Knight-Ridder Company in editorial and executive capacities in print and digital; author of Newsonomics: Twelve New Trends That Will Shape the News You Get

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A new newspaper is coming to LA. Will a competitive marketplace help make journalism here stronger? Some research shows that competition can actually hurt journalism in a city.

Can Competition Hurt Journalism?

A new newspaper is coming to LA. Will a competitive marketplace help make journalism here stronger? Some research shows that competition can actually hurt journalism in a city.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Graham family, which has owned the Washington Post since the Great Depression, astounded editors and reporters and the entire newspaper industry yesterday by announcing the sale of…

Why is The Washington Post selling now?

The Graham family, which has owned the Washington Post since the Great Depression, astounded editors and reporters and the entire newspaper industry yesterday by announcing the sale of…

from To the Point

Diverse investments have made Koch Industries of Wichita, Kansas a billion-dollar conglomerate, but the Koch brothers are better known for putting big money behind conservative…

Koch Confirms Interest in Newspapers, but Mum on LA Times Bid

Diverse investments have made Koch Industries of Wichita, Kansas a billion-dollar conglomerate, but the Koch brothers are better known for putting big money behind conservative…

from Which Way, L.A.?

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Former Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke says people cannot afford to live near where they work right now, so the country needs more federal funding for affordable housing, but it should…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Presidential candidate and US Senator Kamala Harris stopped in Los Angeles on Sunday to speak at Southwest College in South LA.

from Greater LA

It’s a special live Left, Right & Center recorded at UC Santa Barbara.

from Left, Right & Center

Will these tariffs on Mexico last forever?

from Left, Right & Center

America is politically polarized, and the US Supreme Court is also divided. In a few days, it will answer two questions. Will non-citizens be counted in the next census?

from To the Point

A deep-seated denial of the racist, colonial roots of gun rights in the U.S. underlies the left’s flawed approach to domestic arms control.

from Scheer Intelligence

How’s President Trump’s legal strategy working out?

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

This week’s Democratic presidential debates will feature 20 candidates, five moderators and a lot commercials. Potential voters might not be able to learn as much as they want to.

from To the Point

There were Trumpian moments, but it wasn’t Trump’s most turbulent trip to Europe.

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