| Jul 30, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Beth Newell and Sarah Pappalardo make a living poking fun at our deepest insecurities — and the magazines that feed them.
Newell and Pappalardo are the founding editors of Reductress, the year-old fake women's news magazine. Their site has been...
| May 30, 2014
They're everywhere these days, the Russians. By "Russians" I mean Russian-Americans, about 3 million of whom reside in the United States. And by "everywhere," I mean locales as unexpected as Pikesville, Md., (where they're 19.3 percent of the population),...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 3:18 PM
As editor of the Los Angeles Times Media Group, Davan Maharaj oversees the largest daily newsgathering organization in the West. It includes the flagship Los Angeles Times, the nation's fifth-largest newspaper; latimes.com, the nation's second-largest...
| Apr 13, 2014
Just about two weeks ago, this newspaper and WGN Radio quietly celebrated 90 years together. But in a few months, they will be calling it quits.
The Tribune Co.'s broadcast and publishing divisions are going their separate ways, ending a media...
| Apr 27, 2014
Forty years ago this Thursday, Tribune readers found an extraordinary special section in their morning paper — a 44-page transcript of taped Oval Office conversations, the long-sought smoking gun of Watergate, perhaps the greatest political crisis...
| Jun 28, 2014
All of his senatorial colleagues were present and the galleries were packed on June 10, 1964, when Everett Dirksen rose to speak to the most far-reaching legislative proposal since the New Deal.
The senior senator from Illinois was a celebrated orator,...
| Jul 6, 2014
On a Monday morning in July 1916, Tribune readers woke to find a curious story vying for Page 1 space with the latest news from World War I and a triple homicide in Lake Forest.
A woman in her mid-30s named Alice Gray had eschewed civilization to live...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 11:42 AM
While Telsa’s cars run on electricity, its stock price seems to defy gravity. Shares of Tesla rose 17%, or $37.65, to a record $255.30 in midday trading after a Morgan Stanley analyst said the stock could hit $320.
Tesla, which sold fewer than 23,...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 12:04 PM
The goal of the Los Angeles Times is to publish a newspaper of the highest quality. This requires The Times to be, above all else, a principled newspaper. Making it so is the responsibility of every staff member.
In deed and in appearance, journalists...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 10:35 AM
Most people won't disagree that serving in military or being a lumberjack are far more dangerous jobs than being a newspaper reporter.
But that didn't stop the career of newspaper reporting ranking in the bottom three of the 200 best and worst jobs...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 8:22 AM
Actress, writer and director Lake Bell is the latest celebrity to go topless for a major magazine within the last month.
Bell, 35, appears on the cover of Esquire's May 2014 edition, the "Next Big Thing" issue. She is shown wearing only sheer tights...