Nicholas Schmidle

New Yorker magazine

Guest

Nicholas Schmidle is a staff writer for the New Yorker magazine and a visiting professor of journalism at Princeton. A former fellow at the New America Foundation, he is the author of To Live or To Perish Forever: Two Tumultuous Years in Pakistan.

Nicholas Schmidle on KCRW

Yesterday's Senate testimony  by former Obama Administration officials was as much a warning about elections to come as it was about last year's campaign.

The Russians were coming. Did anyone listen?

Yesterday's Senate testimony by former Obama Administration officials was as much a warning about elections to come as it was about last year's campaign.

from To the Point

Congressman Elijah Cummings released documents Thursday showing that President Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn was warned not to accept foreign government…

Pentagon investigates Mike Flynn taking payments from foreign groups

Congressman Elijah Cummings released documents Thursday showing that President Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn was warned not to accept foreign government…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

When TMZ first reported on Prince’s death    Thursday   , the world’s trusted media sources were reporting only that police were investigating a death at his Paisley Park estate.

TMZ Scoops Everyone. How Do They Do It?

When TMZ first reported on Prince’s death Thursday , the world’s trusted media sources were reporting only that police were investigating a death at his Paisley Park estate.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More from KCRW

Joe Mathews writes that the real problem of California’s high-speed rail project is management, not money.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

State Senator Steven Bradford's bill would create a misconduct review panel that could strip officers of their badges.

from KCRW Features

This week , Apple released a software update that would let its device users decide whether to share their data and activities with apps and websites.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA County has moved to the least restrictive yellow tier in California’s reopening plan.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Today, a jury found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all three counts in the trial of the death of George Floyd.

from KCRW Features

Joe Mathews says national governments and tech companies are not up to the job of regulating the worldwide web.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

The Derek Chauvin verdict: The former police officer charged with killing George Floyd faces three counts: second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree…

Josh Barro and the Left, Right & Center panel discuss President Biden’s first speech to Congress, Senator Tim Scott’s response and more.

from Left, Right & Center

With so many unaccompanied minors crossing the U.S.-Mexican border, the federal government is scrambling to find places to house them.

from Greater LA