The LA Progressive is streaming live!! Don’t miss its weekly broadcast—devoted to progressive politics and social justice.
Tune in today, Monday, January 5th, at 3 p.m. PST right here for the next installment of “LA Progressive LIVE!” You’ll find us streaming at www.laprogressive.com—and we’ll archive the 1-hour show.
Your hosts Dick and Sharon will be talking about our freedom to speak. Just how free are we? What kinds of limitations are imposed on our speech and under what circumstances?
How do these issues concern new media publishers like Truthout, Truthdig, Salon — and many others, including LA Progressive and LA Progressive LIVE? Is Dianne Feinstein right in saying press shield laws only protect “real reporters” working for old-line mainstream media? And where does that leave new media journalists?
Under the Obama Administration, real and alleged whistleblowers like Chelsea Manning, former CIA operative Jeffrey Sterling, and New York Times reporter James Risen have come under heavy attack. Will these efforts chill future whistleblowers and dry up critical sources for journalists?
Joining us is Teka-Lark Fleming, publisher of the Inglewood newspaper The Morningside Park Chronicle and the founder of the environmental group Morningside Park Sustainable City. She also hosts the Blk Grrrl Show on LA Talk Live!
Dick Price & Sharon Kyle
LA Progressive Editor & Publisher