Yashar Ali

freelance journalist

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Yashar Ali on KCRW

Three months ago, an LAPD officer who served on Mayor Eric Garcetti’s security detail sued the city, claiming that Garcetti’s longtime advisor Rick Jacobs repeatedly sexually harassed…

Journalist Yashar Ali on his sexual harassment allegations against LA mayor’s aide Rick Jacobs

Three months ago, an LAPD officer who served on Mayor Eric Garcetti’s security detail sued the city, claiming that Garcetti’s longtime advisor Rick Jacobs repeatedly sexually harassed…

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Comedian Kathy Griffin experienced a PR disaster after she posed for a photo holding a fake severed head of Donald Trump. She lost her job hosting CNN’s New Year’s Eve gala.

How one photo almost ruined Kathy Griffin's career

Comedian Kathy Griffin experienced a PR disaster after she posed for a photo holding a fake severed head of Donald Trump. She lost her job hosting CNN’s New Year’s Eve gala.

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