Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Times has been part of the city of Los Angeles’ fabric since 1881, shaping the development and mystique of the City of Angels. For decades, the newspaper was led by the Chandler Family, serving to make the family politically powerful and rich. But the paper’s editorial focus changed when the last publisher of the four-generation reign began investing in the newsroom staff, who began regularly winning Pulitzer Prizes. In many ways, Los Angeles is a journalist’s ideal: It is home to Hollywood, cars, oil, and aviation, not to mention crime, strife, and natural disasters. The Los Angeles Times has published the work of well-respected journalists such as editorial cartoonist Paul Conrad (who was on U.S. President Richard Nixon’s infamous “enemies list”), columnist ...

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