Richard Rawson on KCRW

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s apparent overdose over the weekend has shocked the nation.

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Philip Seymour Hoffman’s apparent overdose over the weekend has shocked the nation.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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In a bold statement, a leading dean of journalism argues that in abandoning Julian Assange, the mainstream media have abandoned the First Amendment.

from Scheer Intelligence

While ratings for broadcast television continue to plummet, the annual ritual known as the upfronts soldiers on in New York.

from Hollywood Breakdown

This week, we moved a lot closer to a court challenge that could significantly reduce or eliminate constitutional protections for abortion rights.

from Left, Right & Center

This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot I talk about serial killers and families living together and all of the ways writers have of making the job a little easier and the viewer…

from Martini Shot

President Trump has invited Iran to “pick up the phone and call” him. He’s also threatened the “end” of that country. It’s the latest act  in a long international drama.

from To the Point

For Cornerstone’s latest piece “A Jordan Downs Illumination” the focus is really space and time (or more accurately *place* through time).

from Opening the Curtain

We look at record-breaking CO2 levels and unusually warm temperatures in the Arctic. Also, eating less meat and cheese can help lower harmful emissions.

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