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In Praise of Loyola Marymount Journalism Students

KCET blogger D.J. Waldie gave a nice shout out the other day to Telling L.A.’s Stories, an ongoing city-view blog written by journalism students at Loyola Marymount University. The author-historian thinks there’s always room–alongside his TV station website’s various columns–for more City of Angels chronicling. Writes Waldie:

Their encounters with Los Angeles (and the problems of storytelling here) have the uneasy shock of first discovery. Their stories also have some of the rough edges expected of student writers. Their sympathies are not yet fully given, as they and the city continue a romance that could end badly.

FishbowlLA was not previously familiar with Telling L.A.’s Stories. Here for example, from the blog’s most recent posting, is a look at the history of the landmark sandstone cliffs on Sunset Blvd. at the western edge of Echo Park:

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