This week on The Buried Lede: Time Magazine makes dead or imprisoned journalists People of the Year, the Senate takes a stand, Facebook takes heat and we welcome our guest magazine writer par excellence and Lebron agonist Scott Raab
This week on The Buried Lede: Kavanaugh's on the bench, and we're not. Trump is President and we're not. As a refuge from the current kerfuffle we turn to our friend Ian Brown, currently reporting on Cannabis business in Canadian in anticipation of Oct. 17 national legalization. (With excuses for poor sound quality as Ian was out in the field)
This week on The Buried Lede: Trump tapes are just the latest in a carnival of head-spinning stories that we explore, as we welcome our guest David Margolick who has written a book about Robert F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King, as we recall the 50th anniversary of the murders of both, and the way they each transformed the other and our nation.
This week Fred and Tom search out the Buried Lede in Trumpworld and in stories around the world as we welcome our guest foreign correspondent Rory Carroll, who is The Guardian's West Coast Correspondent
This week on The Buried Lede: Fred and Tom talk North Korea, Iran, The US Embassy in Jerusalem, Gaza, Tom Wolfe, our weekly raves and welcome Richard Berke, the executive editor of STAT and STAT news, a thriving science, medical and pharma publication that is breaking stories and doing deep dives on issues affecting all of us.
This week on The Buried Lede: Comey makes the rounds, Cohen stays public, investigation into the death of Malta journalist stalls, Pulitzer’s are awarded and we welcome our guest Kyle Pope the editor-in-chief Of Columbia Journalism Review (CJR).
This week on The Buried Lede: Lots going on --Michael Cohen gets raided, Trump goes bananas (for a change), Pruitt, Syria, Zuck meets Congress, Russia, Gaza, and in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day we welcome our guest David Barnouw, author of "The Anne Frank Phenomenon" (Indiana University Press) who is also one of the editors of the critical edition of "The Diary of Anne Frank"
This week on The Buried Lede: Stephon Clark, Trump being Trump, The Re-examination of the death of UN Secretary General Dag Hammarskoljd, and we welcome our guest "The go-to-journalist for stories on Havana and Miami" the great journalist Ann Louise Bardach.
This week on The Buried Lede we discuss Trump fatigue, Tillerson v. Kushner, Student protests and Poisoners in London, and we welcome to the program Debra Adams Simmons, National Geographic's Executive Editor, Culture to tell us about the special single issue on Race.
This week on The Buried Lede: It's Oscar time! But first : Trump is Unhinged, Gary Cohn is out, Jared is downgraded and Bibi hearts Trump, while the Mexican Prexy is a no-go and a no-show; and we welcome Bill Higgins, The Hollywood Reporter's Oscar party reporter (and Hollywood historian).
This week on The Buried Lede: Parkland leads to increased activism, LA is recognized for its cultural leadership, and Jimmy Buffet is not wasting away in Margaritaville, and we welcome guest Eddy Portnoy, author of "Bad Rabbi" to regale with tales of the Yiddish Press covering the Jewish demi-monde of gangsters, criminals and professional wrestlers in Warsaw and New York at the beginning of the 20th Century.
This week on The Buried Lede, Buying Followers, Devin Nunes' memo gets read, The LA Times goes through Changes, The NY Times weighs in on LA Times imbroglio, and we welcome our guest Justin Chang, the movie critic for the LA Times on awards movies, Sundance and WTF is going at the LA Times.
This week on The Buried Lede: The Government shuts down, Trump get spanked as journalists follow the money, the LA Times has its own MeToo moment, and also votes to unionize; HuffPost tries to go it on staff alone; and we welcome our guest Kim Masters from the Hollywood Reporter and KCRWs The Business to talk about the journalism behind #MeToo