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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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LAT business editor Maharaj promoted to managing editor

Media / Media Industry News : Romenesko (7 years ago)

Romenesko Misc. Davan Maharaj, who has been Los Angeles Times business editor since February 2007, succeeds John Arthur as managing editor. Arthur assumes the newly created position of executive editor. ... Read Post

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

News : The Newsroom (3 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

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

News : The Cutline (2 years 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


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