Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Oscars’ tune out is about dollars

The ancient adage in television commercial advertising is if people watch, they will buy. If they don’t, they won’t. It’s a numbers game, and the bigger the measured number of viewers who tune in to a TV show, the more the cash registers jingle for the show’s advertisers and sponsors. A tune out of a Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Obama should fight to replace Scalia

Republican Party leaders, led by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, predictably wasted no time in swearing that anyone who President Barack Obama named to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia had zero chance of being confirmed. McConnell saw no contradiction in the fact that he had no trouble voting to confirm Supreme Court Justice Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Mall could be model for area’s revitalization

The Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza has had its ups and downs in its near 70-year history. When it opened in 1947, it was universally hailed as a futuristic model for urban shopping. Its then sleekly designed anchor stores, retail shops and restaurants would draw shoppers from within and without the community, provide jobs for area Read More…