Los Angeles Times

Media End Castro Love Affair to Hit Bernie

Newspapers also uncritically parroted Cuban propaganda about Castro's literacy programs

Fidel Castro

Democratic presidential frontrunner Bernie Sanders has come under fire from the media for defending Fidel Castro, but some of the news outlets criticizing Sanders offered similar praise for Castro in their 2016 obituaries for the Cuban dictator.

Fmr. FCC Chairman Reverses Self

Reed Hundt now opposes rule that could keep Koch Bros. from buying L.A. Times

A former Federal Communications Commission chairman last week reversed his position on controversial media ownership rules, noting his new position could impede efforts by public figures with whom he disagrees politically to purchase media properties.

A Chilling Divestment

Threat to divest city funds from a Koch-owned LA Times likely unconstitutional

Threats by members of the Los Angeles City Council to use the city’s pension funds to penalize investors if they sell the Los Angeles Times to Charles and David Koch could be illegal and unconstitutional, experts say.