Assistant managing editor Kim Murphy says, given everything, "publishing the photo felt less like a gamble and more like an imperative."
Scott Glover will be a justice reporter based in Los Angeles. Everybody at the LAT seems to expect a new round of buyouts soon.
Note the extension for "Nuts," where Times operators would switch incoming calls from offbeat characters. Often the callers were then relayed to our columnist.
Memo from the ME for editorial strategy praises coverage of schools, Straight Outta Compton and Taylor Swift. Plus more.
Hill will report and comment on TV in the paper, for the web and on Twitter.
Editors re-explain the decision to cut ties with the cartoonist and add new analysis of a disputed LAPD audio tape.
Timed to today's start of school in LAUSD, the Times is "rededicating itself to coverage of teaching and learning" with Education Matters and new staffers.
Statewide officials and the county Supes are next. Garcetti is an "earnest booster" who needs to get to the hard work, Times publisher says.
Another VP comes with government experience, the LAT's most senior newsroom staffer takes on a new assignment, and an obit for Larry Stammer.
"Unfortunately, our concerns are becoming reality," the LAT opinion side says in its latest report card.
Memo from Tribune Publishing boss celebrates the first year out from under the old Tribune.
The paper says the editorial cartoonist's post had factual inconsistencies. He says the Times buckled to pressure from the police department.
After eight years, bureau chief Tracy Wilkinson is moving to Washington and Beirut bureau chief Patrick McDonnell and others are headed to Mexico. "We're doubling down" in Latin America, a spokeswoman says.
The LA Times editorial board wants Controller Ron Galperin to think bigger and be noisier.
The business columnist provides a new biography of Ernest Lawrence, the Berkeley physicist who played a big role in the envelopment of atomic weapons.
Some black residents of the hilly neighborhood off Crenshaw see an influx of white homebuyers as a problem. But is it really a Westside issue? (No.)
Los Angeles is losing one of its fiercest critics and lovers just when we need her most. Emily Green is leaving LA after 17 years, a crucial, insightful voice on the essential subject of water.
Baker worked for the Times as a reporter and editor for 26 years. He also contributed to LA Observed in the site's early years.
The editors call Sasha Frere-Jones "one of the leading voices of our time on music, language and culture." He won't report to any of the arts or culture editors, however.
NPR, the Washington Post and Digiday are among the media outlets covering the LAT decision to hire a new reporter to engage with blacks who tweet.
Dylan Byers of Politico reports the hiring of Roll Call editor-in-chief Christina Bellantoni to be Assistant Managing Editor for Politics -- a title that does not currently exist.
S. Mitra Kalita, one of the paper's three managing editors, announced additions to the audience engagement team.
The Times breaks another advertising standards convention in bid to get movie ads back in the paper. Publisher Austin Beutner made the call.
Catherine Saillant left the LA Times on Friday and will be a communications deputy in one of the newest city departments.
A glaring editing mistake on the cover of Sports distracts from the return of former columnist Peter King.
Alexandra Manzano’s promotion "reflects the growing importance of our social-media team and its role in helping connect the Los Angeles Times with our audiences."
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