Ever since the November election (let us never speak of it again) the definition of what constitutes real news has come into question because we’re all currently living through a George Orwell fever dream. However imperfect it may be, the independent press remains vital to the functioning of a republic because it informs the citizens, and an informed citizenry is necessary to elect, educate, and pressure its representatives. You may not always agree with every word they report, but the following local news organizations do their best to bring you the truth fairly, quickly, and accurately.
Los Angeles Times
The city’s largest and most important news organization
Spanish-language paper with more than 100,000 readers
There are also dozens of smaller city, ethnic, and free newspapers worth subscribing to or following.
City’s most popular alt-weekly
That would be us—your favorite city magazine
Local CW affiliate
KCRW 89.9 FM
NPR station in Santa Monica