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Michael Linder

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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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Biography

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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Nov 15, 2017

BREAKING | Roy Moore campaign questions veracity of allegations against the Alabama judge, demands document access by handwriting experts.

Nov 15, 2017

Oil ignited Myanmar’s crisis. Ex-oil titan Tillerson might solve it, convincing Military of long-term Rohingya resettlement needs, tactics (like BP’s Gulf spill recovery). Myanmar’s oil revenues to pay, or embargoes, sanctions, The Hague ensue. https://t.co/2w3ikrXsEB

Nov 13, 2017

Rohingya babies dumped, left to die in Myanmar crisis as orphaned kids face starvation, child prostitution. @SkyNews’ Alex Crawford is live on location. Read his report, then together we can make a huge difference. https://t.co/BEPEr2UQ6d https://t.co/WRo6OakAyg

Nov 13, 2017

Rohingya babies dumped, left to die in Myanmar crisis as orphaned kids face starvation, child prostitution. @SkyNews’ Alex Crawford is live on location. Read his report, then together we can make a huge difference. https://t.co/yLOxy71qH4 https://t.co/qTnd8pV2rI

Nov 12, 2017

L.A.’s mayor scored cable news time on the Dems’ VA win, led a transpo forum with NOLA’s Mitch Landrieu, now this. Mostly City Hall retweets for now, new stuff every ~30 days. A president who’d only do Twitter once a month? Not a bad angle. https://t.co/htC87DfP02

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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