Tim Rutten

Los Angeles Daily News

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Columnist for the Los Angeles Daily News: former reporter and columnist for the Los Angeles Times

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Democratic Congressman Henry Waxman says the Tribune Company’s plan to spin off its newspapers threatens the future of the LA Times.

What Does Tribune's Dividend Payout Mean for the LA Times?

Democratic Congressman Henry Waxman says the Tribune Company’s plan to spin off its newspapers threatens the future of the LA Times.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Retired Cardinal Roger Mahony has  apologized  for decades of protecting child abusers from criminal law. But Archbishop José Gomez has  relieved him of "public duties"  anyway.

The Legacy of Cardinal Roger Mahony

Retired Cardinal Roger Mahony has apologized for decades of protecting child abusers from criminal law. But Archbishop José Gomez has relieved him of "public duties" anyway.

from Which Way, L.A.?

For some time now, political conventions have been scripted, long-form commercials aimed at selling the candidate to the electorate.

Conventions: Do We Need Them?

For some time now, political conventions have been scripted, long-form commercials aimed at selling the candidate to the electorate.

from To the Point

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The killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, in Minneapolis has inspired nationwide protests against injustice and police violence.

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This special edition of Weekend All Things Considered includes NPR's Michel Martin's interviews with NAACP's Cornell Brooks, Baltimore state attorney Marilyn Mosby, Rev.

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Political comedian Lee Camp wants to dismantle systems of oppression with a molotov cocktail filled with facts and some good old fashioned laughter.

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Activists are calling for systematic changes in policing, as protests continue nationwide over the police killing of George Floyd.

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LA Mayor Eric Garcetti and City Council President Nury Martinez are calling on Councilmember Jose Huizar to resign. That’s a huge escalation in the growing troubles for Huizar.

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Tech titans like Apple, Google and Facebook are about to get low-tech competition to help detect the novel coronavirus.

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The series “ Decoding Covid-19 ” offers a hopeful account of the international cooperation that has stemmed from the unprecedented crisis.

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As public health officials continue to encourage families to stay at home, some are weighing the risks and benefits of expanding their social circles.

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He did, apparently. Just not while posing for photographs.

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