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LA Times Adds Deputy Mobile Editor

If you’re into acronyms, as we are, then you’ll understand why one of the first things we did upon learning that Laura E. Davis (pictured) has been appointed to the new LA Times position of deputy mobile editor was to look up what else the abbreviation DME stands for. Besides deputy managing editor.

Turns out DME has a breadth and depth as wide as the purview Davis, a former Yahoo News manager, is now tasked with overseeing. In no particular order, DME has also been known to stand for the 2010-12 TV series Drinking Made Easy, digital media edition (via Microsoft), direct marketing expense and doctorate of music education.

Davis, a USC grad, began her journalism career with AP stints in LA and New York. During her time at Yahoo, the company’s Facebook news-feed presence grew to more than two million fans and the Twitter page @YahooNews added 300,000+ followers.

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LA Times Names Megan Garvey Assistant Managing Editor for Digital

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 newsroom memo:

She will be responsible for the selection and display of news and features on latimes.com. More broadly, she will work with journalists across the newsroom to find the most effective ways to present our journalism and connect with readers online.

With Megan’s new assignment, Tenny Tatusian will become mobile editor, overseeing the presentation of our content on portable devices, an increasingly important aspect of our operation.

Garvey will be in charge of the LA Times website and data team. She will report to Jimmy Orr, the managing editor of digital.