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'LA Times' Readers Protest Scheer Ouster (tags)
Between 200 and 300 people picketed outside the Los Angeles Times Tuesday afternoon to protest the paper's decision to drop liberal columnist Robert Scheer, according to a crowd estimate provided by one of the rally's organizers. The newspaper, however, said there were only about 55 people there.
Readers to Protest Dropping of Scheer Column Tuesday at 'LA Times' (tags)
Los Angeles Times readers upset with the dropping of Robert Scheer's column plan to picket outside the newspaper's building Tuesday at noon. "We think he was fired totally for political reasons," Karen Pomer, a media activist who helped organize the demonstration, told E&P Monday. "Now they don't have anyone who covers national issues in the same way. The Times needs a full spectrum of voices. It's becoming insipid."
SAT. 7 PM: MOVE: Confrontation in Philadelphia (tags)
August 2004 will be the 26th year of imprisonment for the MOVE 9, 9 members of the MOVE organization in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania sentenced to 30 – 100 years EACH for the death of a Philadelphia police officer on August 8, 1978.