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LAT in 90: Brainiacs

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Hal Fishman Obit
KTLA’s erudite anchor Hal Fishman died at 75 after nearly 50 years in television. Dennis McClellan’s obit explains why Fishman was significant and relevant.On-line only.

Baby Brain Drain
Excessive viewing of baby videos may hinder language development in infants, or something like that. Amber Dance is back on the scare science beat.

We Need to Stalk
Google maps– a boon to paparazzi? That’s the takeaway from the piece written by Alex Pham and Joseph Menn.

Immoral Equivalence
Kurt Streeter defends Barry Bonds, comparing the use of prescription drugs and Red Bull to illegal steroid use. Online commenter says it best: “We should stop eating Wheaties as well.”

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