Matt Pearce

Writer

Matt Pearce is a national reporter for the Los Angeles Times and frequently writes about violence, disasters, social movements and civil liberties. A University of Missouri graduate, he has covered news in the Midwest for a number of publications and previously wrote about technology, culture and the Middle East as a featured writer for the New Inquiry. He hails from Kansas City, Mo.

Recent Articles

  • Who is new White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci?

    Who is new White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci?

    They call him the Mooch. Anthony Scaramucci (pronounced scare-uh-MOOCH-ee), a New York financier, TV personality and GOP donor, is the latest addition to the Trump administration’s top ranks. Hours after his hiring as White House communications director, Scaramucci appeared in front of reporters...

  • O.J. Simpson is granted parole after serving 9 years for Vegas robbery

    O.J. Simpson is granted parole after serving 9 years for Vegas robbery

    He once drew the spotlight because he sought it. He bathed in it because he loved it. He chased the spotlight until it finally chased him back. O.J. Simpson, the polarizing former football star, seemed to suggest he was ready to recede from the spotlight after succeeding in his quest for freedom...

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