TVNewser LostRemote AgencySpy PRNewser FishbowlNY FishbowlDC SocialTimes AllTwitter AllFacebook InsideFacebook InsideSocialGames InsideMobileApps

Records Show Salazar Repeatedly Clashed with Police

Los Angeles Times

Ruben Salazar Ruben Salazar sat at a long table across from a stern-faced Los Angeles Police Chief Ed Davis, decked out in his dress blue uniform and flanked by two top aides.

A Times columnist and news director for KMEX-TV, Salazar and his boss had been summoned to LAPD headquarters about a March 1970 meeting the newsman reported involving the chief and Latino journalists. Davis was angry and accused Salazar of fabricating information, recalled Joe Rank, the KMEX vice president at the time, who attended the meeting.

“I want you to retract what you said about me,” Rank recalled Davis saying.

“I’m not going to do it,” Salazar responded. More…

Mediabistro Course

Online Production for Writers and Editors

Online Production for Writers and EditorsStarting July 17, learn how to create multi-dimensional content for your digital mediums! Taught by a multiplatform journalist, Darragh Worland will teach you how to create content that is multi-dimensional and editorially relevant, use the web to its full potential, create stories that have social media campaigns built in and increase your value as as an employee. Register now!