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Michael Linder

Los Angeles
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
As seen in: Freelance, LA Weekly
Covers:  breaking stories, entertainment, crime, local politics, courts, automotive, history, drones, environment

Journo, television producer, stalking the news

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Freelance journalist and producer for KABC Radio, BBC Radio, KUSC, City News Service, Natural 9 Entertainment.

From “America’s Most Wanted” to coverage of disasters and breaking news, broadcast journalist and executive producer Michael Linder has created breakthrough programs and investigative re...

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@michaellinder — 6,009 followers, 4,765 tweets

Jun 23, 2017

Top this, @EricGarcetti. Paris turns Seine into Olympic park in bid to win 2024 games. L.A.'s river? Quel dommage! https://t.co/AHhC2YPMbi https://t.co/pd1YFkeTUi

Jun 23, 2017

Free speech, political diversity, annoys Saudi Arabia and 3 other Arab nations demanding Qatar shut down Al Jazeera. https://t.co/MSDqMUxg3r https://t.co/mmLIWUxB4g

Jun 23, 2017

Warning on Grenville Tower cladding packaging: Not for use on buildings over 4 stories tall. 800 families evacuated from 5 similar blocks. https://t.co/epdQtX4vJU

Jun 23, 2017

What do ISPs have on us? After two months of Cable Act requests, #Spectrum agreed today to reveal my internet use dossier — next month. https://t.co/08fOwSeKJT

Jun 22, 2017

Since April, #Spectrum has ignored Cable Act requests to view my personal info, browse history that it can sell. Tomorrow, they say. Maybe. https://t.co/vGevuo0XJs

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Reporter at a 500-watt daytime radio station in rural Illinois.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes! Dearly miss the IBM Selectric.

How is social media changing news?

It's like the development of an infant's central nervous system -- we're becoming infinately more aware of our world.

Murrow Award

2007 - Documentary
"Water Wars: The Battle for Owens Valley"

Journalist of the Year

2004 - Los Angeles Press Club