The week in alternative weeklies

LA CityBeat looks at Pravda, which has apparently gotten pretty tabloid-y since the collapse of the Soviet empire. Look for a ‘How to Pitch’ article soon.

– The Jewish Journal delves into the troubling behavior of ‘sinner-mensch‘ Jack Abramoff. Look, all I know is that at my Hebrew school, they taught us not to take advantage of Indians.

– Speaking of Indians, we’ve already mentioned that the LA Weekly uncovered a new literary memoir scandal.