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  • Mike O'Connor dies at 67; advocate for journalists in Mexico

    Mike O'Connor, an experienced war correspondent who in recent years worked in defense of journalists in Mexico at a time when it had become one of the most treacherous countries for reporters in the world, died Sunday morning in Mexico City. He was 67....
  • Newspaper behind bars boasts compelling storytelling

    Newspaper behind bars boasts compelling storytelling
    SAN QUENTIN — The scene was almost indistinguishable from that in any other newsroom. Editors sat around chatting about the next issue and tinkering with stories. Front pages were tacked up on the walls, and family photos were taped to computer...
  • 40 years at a great newspaper

    SACRAMENTO — It seems like a long time ago, and it was. Forty years ago today, my first story as a Times staff writer ran in the paper. It was about Ronald Reagan entering his final year as governor. Although he was a lame duck, I wrote, his...
  • Donald Forst dies at 81; newsman led N.Y. Newsday and Village Voice

    Donald Forst, a veteran newsman who led New York Newsday and the Village Voice as they won Pulitzer Prizes and also helped resuscitate the Los Angeles Herald Examiner, died Saturday in Albany, N.Y. He was 81. He had colon cancer, said his companion, Val...
  • Kathy Thomson to step down as president and COO of L.A. Times

    Kathy Thomson to step down as president and COO of L.A. Times
    Kathy Thomson, the president and chief operating officer of the Los Angeles Times, announced that she is leaving the newspaper at the end of this month. In an email to the staff, Thomson said she is departing for “another challenging opportunity&...
  • U.S. reporter says ouster from Russia harks back to Cold War

    U.S. reporter says ouster from Russia harks back to Cold War
    MOSCOW — The Russian Foreign Ministry acknowledged Tuesday that it had barred a prominent American journalist from the country for five years after expelling him over a visa violation, an action that the ousted reporter and some Kremlin critics said...
  • Waxman says Tribune Co. execs didn't ease his concerns about spinoff

    Waxman says Tribune Co. execs didn't ease his concerns about spinoff
    WASHINGTON — Rep. Henry Waxman said a meeting between his staff and Tribune Co. executives did not ease his concerns about the fate of the Los Angeles Times once the company spins off its newspaper operations. The Democrat from Los Angeles also...
  • 'Death Class' puts emphasis on living fully

     'Death Class' puts emphasis on living fully
    As a reporter, Erika Hayasaki covered disasters and American tragedies, but it wasn't until she took a college course on death that she began to understand the difference between the good and the bad way to end. The class was called "Death in...
  • Conglomerates Narrow Their Vision and Put Bold Moves on Back Burner

    Consider these recent key actions: Universal abruptly refocuses Focus Films in hopes of maximizing profits. Time Warner plans to spin off its magazines to a new publicly traded entity in which the editorial side of the magazines is placed under control of...
  • Layoffs come at OC Register and Riverside Press-Enterprise

    Layoffs come at OC Register and Riverside Press-Enterprise
    Significant layoffs hit the newsrooms Thursday at the Orange County Register and the Riverside Press-Enterprise, a troubling sign for the Aaron Kushner-owned publications. Exact numbers have not been released at the Register, although the cuts there are...
  • Dozens laid off at Freedom papers

    Dozens laid off at Freedom papers
    An ambitious bet on print journalism in Southern California was dealt a blow this week when the owner of the Orange County Register and Riverside Press-Enterprise laid off dozens of employees at the two papers. The elimination of 71 employees, many of...