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MATT WELCH

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Five Untrue Things You'll Hear About the Angels This Week
A Divisional Series Primer
The Hardball Times - October 4, 2005

Baby Love
The Hippie-Capitalist Wisdom of CD Baby Founder Derek Sivers, Hero to 93,000 Indie Musicians and Counting
LA Weekly - June 10, 2005

Deadwood Democrats
If Conservatives Can Claim South Park, it's Time for Liberals to Embrace the Real Wild West
Salon - May 21, 2005

Watching Dave Hansen
Living Vicariously Through the Career of a Pinch-Hitter
Baseball Analysts - May 5, 2005

I'll Save the Cream Pie for Next Time
Review of U2, Live at the Staples Center
LA Weekly - April 15, 2005

The Shame of the Steroid Hunt
The Conscious Policy of Publicly Shaming High-profile Athletes
AlterNet - March 21, 2005

'Roid Rage
Here's Something to Get Really Steamed About: Congress' Grandstanding About Drug Use in Sports
Orange County Register - March 20, 2005

Because-I-Said-So Journalism
A Reply to David Shaw
PressThink.org - November 17, 2004

The Shifting Terms of Authority in the Newspaper Press
How Newspapers Can React to a World That Increasingly Ignores Them
PressThink.org - November 9, 2004

The Case Against George Bush
If There's a Small-Government Candidate in This Race, it Sure Isn't the President
Orange County Register - October 31, 2004

On War, John Kerry Is All Vietnam, No Iraq
Reading the Foreign-Policy Tea Leaves at the DNC
Beirut Daily Star - August 19, 2004

The Providential Scholar
Professor Michael Mann's Journey From Ancient Rome to Nazi Europe to the Iraq War
UCLA Magazine - Summer 2004

Value Added
Since Long Before 'Character Education' Became Trendy, Gene Doxey Has Taught His Students Right From Wrong
Teacher Magazine - May 2004

Bush's Dangerous Escape From the Truth
Republicans Trash the 9/11 Commission
Beirut Daily Star - April 26, 2004

Culture Clash
What Happens When a Harvard Man With a Computer Is Given the Keys to Chavez Ravine?
Orange County Register - April 4, 2004

Trouble in the Toilet
The Tryanny of Robot Bathrooms
The American Spectator Online - February 9, 2004

Michael Moore et ses 'Petite Arragements Avec la Realite'
Des Critiques, Parfois au Sein Meme da la Gauche Americaine, Denoncent des Approximations du Realisateur de Bowling for Columbine
L'Hebdo - January 22, 2004 (with Emmanuelle Richard)

A Petty Superpower in Baghdad
Why Using Iraq Contracts as a Diplomatic Weapon Is Folly
Beruit Daily Star - December 19, 2003

The Body Politic
The Walrus on Arnold Schwarzenegger's Politics
The Walrus - October 2003

Blogworld
The New Amateur Journalists Weigh in
Columbia Journalism Review - September/October 2003

The Iraqi Babies Scam Is Still Alive
How Sanctions and Propaganda Go Together ... and Kill Innocents
Beruit Daily Star - September 3, 2003

Recalling Immigration
Desperate Davis Rekindles Long-Smoldering Debate
Los Angeles Daily News - August 10, 2003

Get Ready for Patriot II
Under Fog of War, Ashcroft Plans to Roll Back Civil Liberties
AlterNet - April 2, 2003

Paper Cuts
Student Op-ed Pieces Result in Free-speech Fracas at Cali High School
Teacher Magazine - January 2003

Red & Blue Feud Resumes
Dull Partisan Sniping is Back ... But Maybe not All the Way
Tech Central Station - July 25, 2002

Hahn Failed Truth Test in LAX Shooting
Be Very Worried When the Mayor and the FBI Downplay 'Terrorism' in Case Involving Egyptians or Saudi Arabians
Los Angeles Daily News - July 14, 2002

The Politics of Dead Iraqi Babies
Matt Welch Explains Why the Numbers You Hear Are Usually Wrong
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - February 10, 2002

Tough Love?
Saudis Have an Odd Way of Being Allies
Los Angeles Daily News - Nov. 11, 2001

AND: Internet Stats Not Measuring up
Networker - November 1, 1998

Cookie Monster of Putnam Pit
Why One Beverly Hills Journalist Is Fighting an Entire Tennessee Town ... And Defining Internet Sunshine Laws Along the Way
Salon - October 15, 1998

Belgrade's Student Protesters
A Street-Level Account of Milosevic's Biggest Challenge Yet
Written for Pozor Magazine - January 15, 1997

The Prague Curse
The Promise and Pitfalls of the Czech Music Industry
Velvet - September 1995


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© 1986-2006; All rights reserved.

g=&keyword=&forumname=losangeles2&forumdisplayname=L.A.'s Secret Life&last_activity=0">The Culver City Finger
Mr. Travel Buddy Unravels This and Other L.A. Mysteries in Online Forum
Fodors.com - June 28 - July 5, 2000

The Reverse-bid Auction Newsroom
Or, Why B2B Companies Are Hiring Journalists While News Sites Collapse
PLUS: VerticalNet Takes Commerce/Content Cocktail to the Bank
Information Week - June 26, 2000

The Dawn of Sunset
How L.A. Became the Capital of Pop Music
Fodors.com - June 19, 2000

And the Loser Is...
The 10 Webby Nominees Most Likely to Be Dead This Time Next Year
Newcity.com - May 9, 2000

All the Young News
Webby Awards Teeter Between Establishment and Anarchy
Newcity.com - May 5, 2000

Why You Shouldn't Trust This Magazine
The Column Brill's Content Subscribers Would Have Read -- if the Editors Had Any Spine
Written for Brill's Content - February 22, 2000

Ex-Cop's Daughter Hounded by Police
Politically Incorrect Father Arrested for Contributing to Delinquency in Tennessee; Baffled Teen Flees State
Putnam Pit - March 1, 1999

1998: The Year of Internet News
From Drudge to Salon to Mega-media Portal Deals, the
Wired Generation Became Mainstream
PLUS: Why People Who Love Newspapers Work on the Web
AND: Internet Stats Not Measuring up
Networker - November 1, 1998

Cookie Monster of Putnam Pit
Why One Beverly Hills Journalist Is Fighting an Entire Tennessee Town ... And Defining Internet Sunshine Laws Along the Way
Salon - October 15, 1998

Belgrade's Student Protesters
A Street-Level Account of Milosevic's Biggest Challenge Yet
Written for Pozor Magazine - January 15, 1997

The Prague Curse
The Promise and Pitfalls of the Czech Music Industry
Velvet - September 1995


Comments, questions, bad links? Send e-mail to Matt Welch.

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