Alejandra Campoverdi is the former Obama aide named managing editor of #EmergingUS, the Times' multimedia venture on race and multiculturalism.
Consumer columnist David Lazarus has been getting more openly anti-Republican on his Twitter feed. So get ready for cat videos.
S. Mitra Kalita says few jobs in journalism would make her "uproot my family, leave a neighbourhood and friends I love, and exit an innovative startup like Quartz."
Angel Rodriguez is deputy editor for mobile innovation at the Washington Post. He had been in sports roles previously.
Alejandra Campoverdi will be managing editor of #EmergingUS. She worked in the White House from 2009-2012 and has a media background.
S. Mitra Kalita will be managing editor for editorial strategy. This year's addition from the NYT also gets a new title.
The traditional statement of total pages in each day's paper vanished last week from the printed LA Times front page.
The Obamajam trope is old and tired, and even I'll admit it was kind of parochial to begin with. But today, the LA Times loves it.
Starting at the top of the home page, I count 22 headlines from various sections before they start steering us to older stories and features deeper on the site.
Read the memo: Editors now meet at 7 a.m. and 9:30 a.m., with the focus the website more than the next day's front page.
Juliet Lapidos is an opinion editor and writer for the New York Times and formerly edited or wrote for Slate, the Atlantic, the Awl and other outlets.
Nancy Sullivan flacked for the Times during much of the Tribune years. Memos from her and Austin Beutner inside.
Journalist who is famously undocumented will create a new section of the LAT website on race, immigration and multiculturalism.
She has been deputy editor in Sacramento. Here she will be an editorial writer. Read the memo here.
Current publisher Austin Beutner announced a new book club — his first selection is by one of his employees — and the previous publisher traveled to Antarctica with his sons for a blowout in the Travel section.
Move has been in the works for awhile, he says. Amy Scattergood slides up to food editor.
The award-winning former staff writer at the Los Angeles Times died Sunday night at home in the Hollywood Hills. Her husband, UC Irvine law professor Henry Weinstein, says that services are pending.
Stacey Leasca has been the LAT social media editor since last March. Today's her last day.
Top of the LAT website carries an ad for "Fire without the Fuss" beside a photo gallery on the Da Vinci apartment blaze.
Books by the two former LA Times journalists are finalists for the prestigious American literary awards for 2014.
The KPCC politics reporter will split time between City Hall and working on "innovative ideas on how the paper can get its news out to readers."
Chicago is seeking a partner to turn the corner of 1st and Spring into some sort of big mixed-use project.
Larry Ingrassia left the New York Times last year after a stint as deputy managing editor for new initiatives. He was the NYT business editor for eight years.
Laid-off LA Times writer Scott Timberg's new book about the pressures on journalism and the creative class is out, reviewed by the Columbia Journalism Review.
Variety sped up an announcement of Rainey's hiring tonight after I called him seeking comment. Orr is leaving for Colorado and a startup.
For the first time in 12 years, LAPD crime reports show an increase in the statistical category labeled as violent crimes -- just months after the LA Times caught the department understating crime.
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