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Kim Murphy Takes Over as LA Times National Editor - Posted June 3, 2013
Some might argue that Roger Smith is getting out of the print newspaper business in general and Tribune Co.-owned corner of it in particular just in time. Per an internal memo ... [FishbowlLA]

LA Times Editor Davan Maharaj Helps Kick Off UC Riverside Writers Week - Posted February 4, 2013
What is the state of journalism today? You'll get a very different answer depending on who you ask, with LA Times editor Davan Maharaj scheduled to give his latest take on that shifting topic tonight at 7:30 p.m... [FishbowlLA]

LA Times Vet Promoted to Foreign Editor - Posted January 24, 2013
Since July of 2012, Mark Porubcansky has been acting as the unofficial head of the LA Times foreign desk. Today, the paper made it official. ... [FishbowlLA]

LA Times Exec Warns Against the Dangers of 'Mauvais Langue' - Posted October 29, 2012
In Trinidad and Tobago, there's a local bit of lingo known as "mauvais langue." It's pronounced "mo-vay-lang" and means to speak ill of someone, to gossip. Thanks to an honorary degree acceptance speech given o... [FishbowlLA]

Report: Geoff Boucher Exiting LAT - Posted August 23, 2012
According to Nikki Finke tonight, ... [FishbowlLA]

LA Times Names Megan Garvey Assistant Managing Editor for Digital - Posted August 23, 2012
Los Angeles Times editor-in-chief Davan Maharaj announced Wednesday the promotion of Megan Garvey to assistant managing editor for digital. Garvey has been with the LA Times since 1998. From the ... [FishbowlLA]

Marla Dickerson Promoted to Business Editor of the LA Times - Posted August 14, 2012
The Los Angeles Times announced today that Marla Dickerson has been named the new business editor of the paper. Dickerson has worked at the LA Times for 16 years, and served as a deputy business editor for the past... [FishbowlLA]

Los Angeles Times Names Marc Duvoisin Managing Editor - Posted August 9, 2012
The Los Angeles Times has promoted Marc Duvoisin to managing editor, the newspaper announced on Thursday. Duvoisin, previously the deputy managing editor, joined the LAT in 2001 as an assistant managing edit... [FishbowlLA]

LA Times Promotes Joy Press to Books and Culture Editor - Posted August 9, 2012
Sixteen years after co-authoring The Sex Revolt: Gender, Rebellion, and Rock'N'Roll, cool LA jou... [FishbowlLA]

Joy Press Appointed Books & Culture Editor at L.A. Times - Posted August 8, 2012
Joy Press has been promoted to the post of books and culture editor at the Los Angeles Times. The former deputy television editor tweeted the news: "So I have a new job! Bye bye TV, hello (again) books." Press has w... [semanticweb.com]

Los Angeles Times Business Reporter Wins Loeb Award - Posted June 27, 2012
The Los Angeles Times received the Gerald Loeb award on Tuesday night for "Wheel of Fortune," Ken Bensinger's series on ... [FishbowlLA]

John Corrigan to Lead LA Times A&E Coverage - Posted June 20, 2012
The Los Angeles Times announced Wednesday that John Corrigan will ... [FishbowlLA]

Sallie Hofmeister Leaving the LA Times - Posted June 15, 2012
The LA Times' top arts and entertainment editor Sallie Hofmeister is leaving the paper after more than 17 years on the job. A memo sent out today from EIC Davan Maharaj announced that June 22 will be Hofmeister's last day. She will apparently take the summer off before "embarking on a... [FishbowlLA]

LA Times Receives Ford Foundation Grant - Posted May 17, 2012
The Los Angles Times received a $1 million grant from the Ford Foundation that will allow the newspaper to hire five new reporters to "focus on the Vietnamese, Korean and other immigrant communities, the Cal... [FishbowlLA]

Books Editor Closing the Page on Illustrious LAT Career - Posted May 7, 2012
This is an unusual reporting day at FishbowlLA. As far as we can remember, never before have two members of the SoCal media community - each with four decades of experience at their respective same single outlets - chosen to simultaneously announce their retirements. We ... [FishbowlLA]

Against the Pentagon's Wishes, LA Times Runs Grisly Photos of U.S. Troops Posing with Afghan Corpses - Posted April 18, 2012
An unidentified American soldier has provided 18 photographs to the Los Angeles Times showing U.S. Army paratroopers posing with the body parts of Afghan insurgents. After being shown the images by the newspaper, the Army launched a criminal investigation. The military also requested that the LA Times not publish the photos. Ultimately,... [FishbowlLA]

New LA Times Editor Making Trinidad Proud - Posted December 15, 2011
Here in LA, coverage of the upcoming holiday season transition of top editors at the LA Times has been couched in all sorts of negative context about the state of daily newspapers. But back home in Trinidad, the native country of Russ Stanton successor ... [FishbowlLA]

Punchline Delivered | Paper Moves | Just Desserts - Posted December 13, 2011
TVNewser: Even Donald Trump knows that Donald Trump is a joke -- he has pulled out as moderator of the upcoming Republican debate. FishbowlLA: ... [FishbowlLA]

Editor Russ Stanton Leaving LA Times - Posted December 13, 2011
The Los Angeles Times announced today that Russ Stanton is "stepping down" after four years as the paper's editor. No reason has been given for his departure. Stanton's final day will be December 23. He'll be replaced by Davan Maharaj, currently the managing editor for news at the LA Times. Maharaj will... [FishbowlLA]

LAT Memo: Sallie Hofmeister to Become Assistant Managing Editor/Arts & Entertainment - Posted February 26, 2009
This is from LAT Editor Russ Stanton and it's not about slashing jobs so...we like it: From: Stanton, Russ Sent: Wednesday, February 25, 2009 12:18 PM Subject: New Arts & Entertainment group; Sallie Hofmeister, editor Colleagues: Entertainment is Southern California's signature industry and biggest global... [FishbowlLA]

LAT Editorial Assignments - Posted August 20, 2008
We got our grubby little hands on this LAT memo from Russ Stanton: Subject: Editorial Appointments Bruce Wallace, Foreign Editor Bruce Wallace, our Tokyo bureau chief since 2004, will become our new Foreign Editor, effective immediately. Bruce was based in Japan, but during the last four years he has been a kine... [FishbowlLA]

Ken Reich: L.A. Times Becoming A "Lauging Stock" - Posted April 28, 2008
Former L.A. Times editor Ken Reich has some harsh words for new head ed Russ Stanton and his policies -- particularly the "cracking down" on using anonymous sources. Reich notes that former LAT reporter ... [FishbowlLA]

Davan Maharaj Named L.A. Times ME: Official Press Release - Posted April 23, 2008
As we promised, here's more on the changes at the top of the Times: Los Angeles Times Announces Masthead Changes Editor Russ Stanton Defines Key Editorial Positions For John Arthur and Davan Maharaj LOS ANGELES, April 23, 2008 -- The Los Angeles Times (www.latimes.com)today announced the promotions of John Arth... [FishbowlLA]