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
Ken and Josh return from a newsy holiday break.
Jan. 8from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
The House voted Wednesday to impeach President Trump. We discuss how that could hurt Democrats in 2020.
Dec. 19from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
California Governor Gavin Newsom’s 2020 budget exceeds $220 billion. He wants to devote a billion of that to helping the homeless.
Jan. 10from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The House of Representatives today voted on two articles of impeachment: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Next month, the Senate will likely vote to acquit Trump.
Dec. 18from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Olivia Wilde and Bryan Ling got inside the heads of teenagers to get it just right.
Jan. 17from KCRW Features
KCRW spoke with Dolores Huerta who was recently awarded the Social Transformation Medal by the Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara.
Jan. 14from KCRW Features
Kenneth Starr, the independent counsel who led the investigation into President Clinton that resulted in his impeachment, is now part of President Trump’s defense team.
Jan. 17from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
President Trump and Iran’s Ayatollah brushed with armed conflict this week. Did it all begin with the U.S.
Jan. 9from To the Point
The United States and Iran have been enemies since the 1979 Islamic Revolution. But our relationship with Iran is much more complicated.
Jan. 9from Press Play with Madeleine Brand