Xeni Jardin is a technology-culture journalist. A co-editor of BoingBoing.net, she is a contributor to Wired magazine and NPR's Day to Day. Jardin is a breast cancer survivor.
Facebook acknowledged on Monday before Congress that more than 126 million users potentially saw political ads bought by a Kremlin-linked company.
Nov. 2, 2017from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
During her trip to Washington, Sheryl Sandberg said Russian-linked ads would have been allowed on Facebook had they been posted by real people rather than fake accounts.
Oct. 12, 2017from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
On Sunday night, as reports of the mass shooting in Las Vegas came out, so did false information about it.
Oct. 5, 2017from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Politicians normally go to Hollywood for money. Should Hollywood help them tell better stories instead?
Aug. 30from Left, Right & Center
This summer, Brian Rochefort’s Absorption by the Sun exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara provided the backdrop to two KCRW Summer Nights events, so I visited…
Sep. 17from KCRW Features
Scientists hope to reduce whale fatalities from ship collisions by using a new sound technology that detects when the endangered animals are present, and then alerts cargo ships to…
Aug. 28from Greater LA
Mountain lions now roam the hills surrounding Los Angeles.
Aug. 26from Greater LA
Broadway Federal Bank was founded more than 70 years ago to serve LA's African-American community. It currently stands as the only black-owned bank headquartered in the Western U.S.
Sep. 9from Greater LA
Absolute immunity, executive privilege, crony privilege?
Sep. 18from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
A Wall Street Journal investigation found that more than 4,000 products on Amazon were missing safety labels, not up to safety standards, or were banned outright -- but still for sale.
Aug. 26from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Mattel released its latest collector’s item on Thursday: a Dia de los Muertos themed Barbie .
Sep. 12from KCRW Features
The LAPD is planning to expand its volunteer police force to 5,000 across the city. But some residents worry that vigilantism could take a wrong turn. We go for a ride-along.
Sep. 3from Greater LA