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LA Times goes to bat for killer cops in Salinas (tags)
"Velasco suffered bruises and may have a broken leg", (Salinas Police Chief) McMillin said at the very end of an report defending the latest police aggression against an already restrained subject. The media experts at Tribune Corporation know that few people read past the headline, and save truth for the end. The truth is in the video just becoming viral, and Salinas police are in urgent need of damage control.
LA Times turns it's back on local coverage (tags)
The L.A. Times has just ceased publication of Our Times sections covering neighborhood news in 14 Southland communities -- an all-too-typical example of how corporate media fail to serve real community needs. Activist and radio producer Karen Pomer is circulating the following open letter to the staff of Our Times Santa Monica, which IMC-LA is proud to reproduce.