Wednesday, February 26, 2020

The census goes digital – 3 things to know

The U.S. Census Bureau is hoping that most people who live in the U.S. will use the internet to answer census questions, rather than...

Americans are drowning in a sea of polls

Polls have become an essential part of the news, particularly in the run-up to an election. Reports on polls feed into what’s often called “horserace...
Los Angeles Homelessness, SB50, Anthony Portantino and Toni Atkins – Let’s Play California Politics!

Los Angeles Homelessness, SB50, Anthony Portantino and Toni Atkins – Let’s Play California Politics!

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Albania’s plan against disinformation lets Facebook and powerful politicians off the hook

A new set of laws in Albania empowers a government agency to review citizen complaints about online news websites. If a site is found...

Trump White House goes 300+ days without a press briefing – why that’s unprecedented

Journalists learn to adapt to current conditions, be they storms or tantrums, vagaries of nature or whims of officials. White House correspondents these days...

The ancient Greeks had alternative facts too – they were just more chill about...

In an age of deepfakes and alternative facts, it can be tricky getting at the truth. But persuading others – or even yourself –...
Mayor Eric Garcetti Interviews Port of Los Angeles Deputy Executive Director Marla Bleavins

Mayor Eric Garcetti Interviews Port of Los Angeles Deputy Executive Director Marla Bleavins

Promoting gender equity, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti recently interviewed Port of Los Angeles Deputy Executive Director Marla Bleavins, who discussed her remarkable career...

US-Taliban truce begins, feeding hope of a peaceful, more prosperous Afghanistan

If a seven-day truce between the United States and the Taliban holds until Feb. 28, 2020, Afghanistan’s decades-long conflict may finally end. A peace...
Robert Ray discusses Roger Stone’s sentencing, AG Barr

Robert Ray discusses Roger Stone’s sentencing, AG Barr

Robert Ray, who is a member of President Trump's defense team, says President Trump is making a concerted effort to promote the integrity of...

The Culinary Union of Nevada takes a pass on endorsing – here’s why that...

A picket line outside the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas proved to be a hot ticket for most Democratic hopefuls aiming to pick...

They’re all fabulous and wonderful! How to figure out what’s real in an inflated...

Over the decades that I’ve worked in universities, I’ve watched academic letters of reference become increasingly inflated. And letter inflation goes beyond the academy;...

Why do people believe con artists?

What is real can seem pretty arbitrary. It’s easy to be fooled by misinformation disguised as news and deepfake videos showing people doing things...
Bernie TROLLS Trump

Bernie TROLLS Trump

It's not too late to win a trip to Los Angeles and dinner with the TYT hosts! Just head to https://www.TYT.com/dinnerinLA Bernie dragged Trump while...

Congress fixes – just a bit – the unpopular, ‘unfair’ rule that stopped injured...

Members of the military who have long been barred by law from collecting damages from the federal government for injuries off the battlefield will...

Nevada debate highlights: The dance of women leaders and limited economic opportunity

Editor’s note: Six Democratic candidates met on the debate stage in Las Vegas on Feb. 19, discussing health care, immigration, billionaires and economic equality...
Los Angeles Celebrates Kobe Bryant Day

Los Angeles Celebrates Kobe Bryant Day

The former Lakers star was on hand to accept the honor at City Hall. Dave Lopez reports.

Something Democrats and Republicans have in common: Exaggerated stereotypes about both parties

With animosity between party supporters already at an all-time high, buckle up for what promises to be one of the most contentious elections in...
The Week In Politics

The Week In Politics

The primary season is underway and a controversy about a sentencing recommendation highlight this week's top political stories. Loyola Marymount University professor Michael Genovese...

Trump supporters have little trust in societal institutions

President Donald Trump has a history of disregarding advice from experts, including diplomats, military leaders, trade experts and scientists. Trump is not alone in his...

Fringe religious party gains power in crisis-stricken Peru

Peru’s Jan. 26 special election was exceptional. Not only did voters elected 130 new legislators, replacing their entire Congress; they also brought into the fold...
Avril Lavigne – I Fell In Love With The Devil (Official Video)

Avril Lavigne – I Fell In Love With The Devil (Official Video)

Directed by Elliott Lester and produced by Chromista “I Fell In Love With the Devil” from the album HEAD ABOVE WATER – listen at: https://avrillavigne.lnk.to/HeadAboveWaterAlbumID Make...
Republic Day reception by Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles

Republic Day reception by Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles

Azerbaijan's Republic Day celebrated in Los Angeles. Hosted by the Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles on May 24, 2012, the reception attracted...

Think the US is more polarized than ever? You don’t know history

It has become common to say that the United States in 2020 is more divided politically and culturally than at any other point in...

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