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  • Newton: Garcetti and the DWP

    Newton: Garcetti and the DWP
    Mayor Eric Garcetti, who was sworn in Sunday, has made it clear that no department head from the Antonio Villaraigosa years is safe (except for Police Chief Charlie Beck, who has a term of office that only the Police Commission can cut short). And...
  • Chad Griffin and the fight against Prop. 8

    Chad Griffin and the fight against Prop. 8
    He cut his teeth in the Clinton White House and on California issues: the campaign to save Ahmanson Ranch, the fight for an oil extraction tax and funding for stem cell research. He raised money to elect Barack Obama. And then came Proposition 8. Chad...
  • 'The Young Turks' host Cenk Uygur bets on Web after Current TV

    'The Young Turks' host Cenk Uygur bets on Web after Current TV
    Cenk Uygur, the host of the Current TV political talk show “The Young Turks,” is losing his cable news and opinion show after less than two years on the air. But the progressive-leaning commentator is betting he can continue to build his...
  • Jerry Brown, Al Gore to attend Lake Tahoe summit next week

    Jerry Brown, Al Gore to attend Lake Tahoe summit next week
    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown will join former Vice President Al Gore and U.S. senators from California and Nevada at the annual Lake Tahoe summit next week. The gathering on the shores of the lake that spans the border of the two states "will...
  • Too early to crown Clinton

    Too early to crown Clinton
    Many pundits on the left, and even a growing number on the right, are ready to declare Hillary Rodham Clinton the next president of the United States. Columnist Kathleen Parker recently spoke on a national cable program of Clinton "saving the world."...
  • Al Jazeera America's debut underwhelms television critics

    Al Jazeera America's debut underwhelms television critics
    The early reviews are in for the first day of programming on Al Jazeera America. If there's a consensus, it's that the new network, which has pitched for months itself as an unbiased alternative to opinionated and sensationalized cable news shows in the...
  • Al Jazeera America sets team for August 20 launch

     Al Jazeera America sets team for August 20 launch
    With less than a month before it launches, Al Jazeera America has named Kate O'Brian as president and has chosen a senior management team for its U.S.-centric cable news channel. Joining O'Brian, a 30-year veteran of ABC News and its senior vice...
  • Al Jazeera America faces more than the usual new-kid challenges

    Al Jazeera America faces more than the usual new-kid challenges
    The combination of Al Jazeera and America doesn't exactly sound like a match made in Heaven, or Jannah for that matter. But that's not stopping the deep-pocketed media giant, funded by the government of Qatar, from spending hundreds of millions of...
  • Al Jazeera hires Michael Viqueira as White House correspondent

    Al Jazeera hires Michael Viqueira as White House correspondent
    In the latest step toward the launch of Al Jazeera America, the network has named former NBC correspondent Michael Viqueira as its White House correspondent.  Viqueira, who joined NBC News in 1998, will cover White House daily news briefings, all...
  • Buzz begins for possible Oscar bid for Oprah Winfrey in 'Butler'

    Buzz begins for possible Oscar bid for Oprah Winfrey in 'Butler'
    Oprah. Oscar. Oscar. Oprah. Yes, it might be a bit early to riff on David Letterman's ill-fated, Uma-Oprah 1995 Academy Awards monologue bit. Then again, with Winfrey's movie "Lee Daniels' The Butler" sitting atop the box office for a second week with a...
  • So far, there's nothing revolutionary about Al Jazeera America

    So far, there's nothing revolutionary about Al Jazeera America
    Fires may rage and the U.N. roil, but let's scratch one hot-button concern off the national agenda: Al Jazeera America will not be overthrowing the American way of life any time soon. During its first week on air, even with a news cycle heavy on Syria,...