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Posts Tagged ‘Tony Barboza’

LA Times Reporter Tony Barboza Named a Ted Scripps Fellow

LA Times environmental reporter Tony Barboza was just named one of five Ted Scripps fellows at the University of Colorado’s Center for Environmental Journalism. The nine-month academic program aims to provide journalists with the research tools to “deepen their understanding of environmental issues.” The fellowship comes with a $50,000 stipend and tuition to UC-Boulder.

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LA Times Beefs Up Orange County Bureau

The Los Angeles Times plans on beefing up their coverage in Orange County by shifting over editor Steve Marble and reporters Jeff Gottlieb, Tony Barboza and Rick Rojas.

Below is the memo from assistant managing editor Ashley Dunn:

This week, Metro launched an important initiative: the reoccupation of Orange County.

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Affecting Change, Saving Elephants From Being Encased In Soap

DSCI0046-1.jpgLos Angeles Times reporter Tony Barboza wrote about bubble craftsman Fan Yang’s planned attempt to place an elephant inside a soap bubble the Discovery Science Center.

Animal rights activists, including Bob Barker sent angry e-mails of protest, putting an end to the planned stunt.

One small score for journalism, one giant leap for elephant dignity.