You meet Russ Baker at The Smith, a busy watering hole in the East Village with bustling waitresses and rattling dishes. It looks nothing like a newsroom, though news is Baker’s business. Baker doesn’t do his work at this particular restaurant, but he does write stories and edit pieces for his aggressively anti-establishment website, WhoWhatWhy, at other Village hangouts, which is just one indication of hos his career has changed since her first became a journalist…
Russ will be appearing at midnight tonight (Jan 20, 12am PST) / tomorrow morning (Jan 21, 3am EST), on Coast to Coast AM to talk about his ongoing work on the JFK assassination. He will cover why there is no question that the Warren Commission was created with the express purpose of confirming that Oswald did it, and did it alone.
Find your local station here. If you miss it live, or prefer listening online, go here.
TV journalist Emily Rooney recently interviewed WhoWhatWhy’s Russ Baker about “Danny,” the mysterious carjacking victim in the Boston Marathon case. It’s a fascinating point-by-point on some of the big discrepancies Baker uncovered during his exclusive investigation of Danny’s story. Here are links to Part One and Part Two of his original investigation.
Russ Baker interviewed on KFUN Las Vegas, NM, about mineral deposits in Afghanistan and what those may have had to do with initial decision to invade that country; also state of the media, the consequences of consumerism and uncontrolled growth, presidential priorities and the differences between the candidates (which ways they are and are not so different.)