Watch the Media Politics and the Media with John and Kevin Wallsten

February 15, 2017

Kevin is professor of Political Science at Cal State Long Beach and a political analyst for ABC7 Eyewitness News in Los Angeles. 


Shrader with KCBS on possible White House press corps relocation

January 16, 2017

John chats with John Bristow and Susan Leigh Taylor on KCBS Radio in San Francisco about news reports that the new White House communications team was considering a move of the press corps out of the West Wing. 



John Shrader with Steve Jackson on KSRO November 2016

January 6, 2017

Right after the World Series Steve and I talked about the Cubs victory and Joe Buck's performance in the Fox Sports booth. 


“Four Stations, Few Listeners”

October 3, 2016

John Shrader's October 2015 report on the four sports radio stations in Los Angeles. Shortly after this report was completed, one of the stations - KFWB, The Beast 980 - dropped the format. 


Watch The Media Shrader with Chris Burnett

September 28, 2016

John is joined by Dr. Chris Burnett, who teaches Journalism and Political Science at Cal State Long Beach. They chat hours after the first Clinton Trump Debate in late September. 


John with Jon Bristow on KCBS, San Francisco

August 21, 2016

John joins Jon Bristow on KCBS Radio, the All news station in San Francisco.  They talk about the media coverage of the Olympics as it winds down from Rio. John has some serious concerns about the way NBC covered the Olympics. 

August 20, 2016


June 14, 2016

Here are some sounds from the kitchen on our visit to Arroceria El Carranc in the pueblo de Perellonet in Valencia. 


WTM Meg James of LA Times

April 13, 2016

Meg James is on the program to talk about her reporting on the LA Dodgers TV channel, SportsNet LA. It's what John calls the "worst deal in American TV sports history."


WTM Chris Burrous of KTLA Channel 5 in Los Angeles

April 13, 2016

John is joined by the Channel 5 anchor Chris Burrous, who is also the host of Burrous' Bites and "Made in Los Angeles."