Background: An investigation has been requested into the firing of Ted Rall, whether the LA Times and LAPD obtained the tape of his jaywalking stop illegally and whether the publisher (who is reportedly running for LA mayor) and LA police chief Beck colluded in any illegal activity leading to the ouster.
Ted Rall: LAPD Convinced LA Times To Fire Me After I Criticized Cops [exclusive]
UPDATE 8:44am: A New Domain files this story:
Ted Rall-LAPD-LATimes Battle: New Tape Proves Cops Lied [exclusive]
There is also a petition to reinstate Ted Rall at the LA Times where you can sign your name.