The Travel section is also going dark during the peak summer travel season. Meanwhile: a joint profile of former LAT editors Dean Baquet and Marty Baron.
Friedman was a stalwart of the Los Angeles Times photo staff for more than 30 years.
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Maharaj at the LAT Book Prizes plus media notes, LA riots anniversary and more.
"He is not merely amusing. He is dangerous," Monday's editorial says. "He has made himself the stooge...for every crazy blogger, political quack, racial theorist, foreign leader or nutcase peddling a story."
In this time of instant news, fake news and superficial tweets, it’s good to recall a couple of recent newspaper stories that are likely to last a while and make a difference.
It's against "long-standing ethics guidelines" to participate, the managing editor's memo reminds the journalists.
Co-managing editor Larry Ingrassia goes after the magazine and writer Ed Leibowitz for "What's the matter with the Los Angeles Times?"
Maya Lau comes to the LAT from Baton Rouge, where she covered crime and investigations.
Editor-publisher Davan Maharaj says the letters to the editor of Travel violated the paper's standards for "civil, fact-based discourse."
Magazine goes deep in a piece that finds an autocratic, distracted leader who insults women and other staffers.
It's been awhile since there was an editor in charge of covering prominent deaths. He doesn't get any assigned writers.
The second memo of the fall election cycle reminds reporters and editors that social media is on the record.
Gigantic Frank Gehry project on Sunset Boulevard approved. Kudos for LAT's Sea Breeze investigation. Notes on Campaign 2016, 2017 and 2018. And more.
In my 40 years at the L.A. Times, I heard stories. Some were true.
There will be a ceremony on Thursday at Cal State San Bernardino.
I believe that's Sarah Parvini at left, then Priya Krishnakumar, Alexandra Manzano, Marcus Yam and Paloma Esquivel. Photo posted to Twitter by Los Angeles Times editor-in-chief and publisher Davan Maharaj....
First time the f-word got in print since 1998, the paper says. The explainer is less revealing about the Trump tapes landing on Saturday's page 10.
Ken Doctor reports that a deal may be announced as soon as Monday, over the oposition of LA billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong.
Pulitzer winner joins masthead as the top arts and entertainment editor.
The new telephones going into the newsroom at the Los Angeles Times carry the Tronc brand.
Gawker.com's last day. Clinton is in town for fundraisers. Media moves. Jobs. And in praise of the Olympics.
The LA bureau of the New York Times is down to one news reporter, one Hollywood reporter and film reviewer Manohla Dargis plus bureau chief Adam Nagourney.
Jeff Gottlieb's lawyer represented T.J. Simers in his recent suit against the Times. Also: Another newsroom exit and confirmation of the Timers building's sale.
Veteran reporters Jason Song and Garrett Therolf are leaving, along with a recent hire from Texas, and a new education reporter comes from Florida.
Mike Bresnahan goes to TWC Sportsnet and Tania Ganguli joins the LA Times from ESPN.com.
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