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
This week on the Buried Lede, it's the Trump Reality Show, pushback of #METOO, Michael Wolff provokes 'Fire and Fury," plus our raves, and our guest David Hirshey of Esquire Magazines's Dubious Establishement
This week on The Buried Lede it's Fire across CA and Al Franken gets Iced, Trump has a capital idea for Jerusalem and the LA Times and LA Weekly get new management and we welcome our guest Josh Silver from Represent.US
This week on The Buried Lede: The Washington punks Project Veritas, Trump can't help himself from codetalking, Neo-Nazis in the New York Times, Armie Hammer's second chance, and we welcome our guest Stanley Bing whose new novel 'Immortal Life' raises dark and humorous questions about our future.
This week on The Buried Lede it's Rohrbacher, Putin, Haiti, Harari, also the book on Tina Brown and Jann Wenner and our guest Cody Carlson of Mercy For Animals talking investigative and advocacy journalism
This week on The Buried Lede: Roy Moore is exposed, Jeff Sessions is forgetful, Trump makes faces, Donny Jr wiki-leaks, and we name drop Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Zimbabwe and Uganda before welcoming our guest Priscilla Frank from HuffPost to discuss climate change regarding sexual harassment in the entertainment and art worlds.
This week it's 'Scoop O'Clock' as WaPo reveals DNC funded Russia Dossier, and we discuss Trump's calls to Gold Star widows, special forces in Niger, blowing up press freedom in Malta and Rolling Stone's Jann Wenner gets bio-ed, and guest Anne Thompson talks covering Hollywood in the wake of the growing number of sexual misconduct accusations and revelations.