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Los Angeles Times editor explains decision to run controversial photos

“We considered this very carefully,” Los Angeles Times editor Davan Maharaj says of the decision to run today’s story and photos of U.S. soldiers posing with body parts of Afghan suicide bombers. “At the end of the day, our job is to publish information that our readers need to make informed decisions. We have a … Read More
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Hofmeister promoted to business editor at Los Angeles Times

Media / Media Industry News : Romenesko (6 years ago)

Los Angeles Times | Talking Biz News Sallie Hofmeister, who joined the Los Angeles Times in 1995, most recently served as deputy business editor, overseeing entertainment and technology coverage. She replaces Davan Maharaj, who was ... Read Post

Photos of U.S. soldiers posing with bodies of Afghan suicide bombers spark military investigation

News : The Cutline (12 months ago)

UPDATE, 1:50 p.m. ET: President Barack Obama condemned the conduct by U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan shown in photos posing with the mangled body parts of suicide bombers, his spokesman said Wednesday. Obama is calling for a full inve... Read Post

Photos of U.S. soldiers posing with bodies sparks probe

News : The Newsroom (2 years ago)

Photos of U.S. troops in Afghanistan posing with the bodies and of dead Afghan suicide bombers were published by the Los Angeles Times early Wednesday, sparking a military investigation. The graphic photos--taken in 2010--show soldi... Read Post

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