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Ted Johnson

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Senior Editor covering the intersection of politics and entertainment for Variety magazine and writer of its political website Wilshire & Washington

Ted Johnson on KCRW

The first day of Donald Trump's nominating convention was short on policy but long on a Dystopian view of America in 2016 — and there was no doubt about who was getting the blame.

Can the Trump Family Reality Show Unify the Republicans?

The first day of Donald Trump's nominating convention was short on policy but long on a Dystopian view of America in 2016 — and there was no doubt about who was getting the blame.

from To the Point

Last week, North Carolina legalized discrimination against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people.

Gay Rights, Religion and Public Bathrooms

Last week, North Carolina legalized discrimination against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people.

from To the Point

Disney, The Weinstein Company and some top Hollywood stars are threatening to boycott Georgia.

Hollywood Georgia Boycott

Disney, The Weinstein Company and some top Hollywood stars are threatening to boycott Georgia.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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After a week of scandals, Virginia Democrats are in disarray.

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Ambassador Wendy Sherman admits she “lost it,” and broke down in “tears of anger and frustration” as lead negotiator for the Iran Nuclear Deal.

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Los Angeles Times reporter Patt Morrison and Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer point out a surprising fact about journalism through the ages.

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The gig economy has made it easy and fast to order food, groceries, or a ride.

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Nearly 200 Catholic bishops and high-ranking clergy are in Vatican City for a meeting on child sex abuse within the church -- and efforts that individual diocese around the world made…

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Plus: a catch-up conversation on the 2020 field

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Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders announced this morning he’s running for president in 2020. He almost won the democratic nomination in 2016. Can he do it in 2020?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand