Reading Time: < 1 minute RadioRuss: Interviewed by the folks at Radio Litopia, London. Mostly on his book Family of Secrets, but also about power, history, and current events.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Russ Baker interviewed by Jay Taylor on our hidden history—the big picture you are not getting in the convention coverage. Find out why neither the Democrats nor Republicans will diverge very much from policies that benefit the few.
Reading Time: < 1 minute WhoWhatWhy Editor Russ Baker interviewed by RT on recent developments in the Western war with Syria you won’t hear about while all eyes are on the constructed “news” of the political conventions.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Russ Baker answers questions on why he started WhoWhatWhy, the state of the media, the Edwards/Siegelman cases, the future of journalism jobs, and more.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Another light one, for summertime. From 2002-2004, WhoWhatWhy founder and editor Russ Baker lived in Belgrade, Serbia (what, you didn’t?) and penned this humor piece for one of the livelier tabloids.
Reading Time: 5 minutes For your enjoyment, here’s a summery classic. WhoWhatWhy founder and editor Russ Baker from 2004, a light piece on Greek preparations (and procrastination) as the Athens summer Olympics approached. (And by the way, in the end, Greece came through like a dream—we’re rooting for the country now, too, in its current financial difficulties.)
Reading Time: < 1 minute Russ Baker with New Hampshire’s Burt Cohen—on government secrecy under Obama, on the “national security state,” solving national mysteries, and more.
Reading Time: < 1 minute WhoWhatWhy editor Russ Baker interviewed on drone strikes, strategy regarding the Taliban, policy towards Pakistan, and the situation in Syria.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Russ Baker lecture in San Francisco. On the tabloidization of life, the stories we’re not getting, liberal vs. conservative, our heroes, elites vs. common people, how the powerful keep their power, and why we must read books. (One hour)
Reading Time: < 1 minute Russ and Nicole Sandler talk about: failures of media, the death of the “Lockerbie bomber,” John Edwards facing a 30 year sentence, American naivete, and much more.