19 Facts About Los Angeles Times

1. Los Angeles Timeswas on the Los Angeles Commission to draft an ethics code for Los Angeles city government.

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2. Los Angeles Timesreceived the Los Angeles social responsibility award from the Los Angeles Urban League, and the National Council of Christians and Jews honored him with the Humanitarian Responsibility Award.

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3. Los Angeles Timeswas chairman of the Los Angeles Board of Rabbis as well as of the Western States region of the Rabbinical Assembly.

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4. Los Angeles Times wrote approvingly that "stockades and forced labor were a good remedy for IWW terrorism.

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5. Los Angeles Times was whipping up enthusiasm for the expansion of Los Angeles it was trying to turn it into a union-free or open shop town.

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6. Los Angeles Timeswas hanged in Los Angeles in front of 3,000 spectators.

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7. Los Angeles Times was long dominated by the Chandler family, beginning when Harry Chandler succeeded his father-in-law, Otis, as publisher in 1917.

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8. The Los Angeles Times launched the United States' first newspaper-owned radio station in 1922.

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9. One of the Los Angeles Times features is "Column One", a feature that appears daily on the front page to the left-hand side.

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10. In the 1990s, the Los Angeles Times published various editions catering to far-flung areas.

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11. In the summer of that year, the Los Angeles Times made use of this link to establish a local daily paper, based in Avalon, called The Wireless, which featured local news plus excerpts which had been transmitted via Morse code from the parent paper.

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12. Los Angeles Times has come under controversy for its decision to drop the weekday edition of the Garfield comic strip in 2005, in favor of a hipper comic strip Brevity, while retaining the Sunday edition.

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13. In May 2018, the Los Angeles Times blocked access to its online edition from most of Europe because of the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation.

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14. On July 10, 2007, Los Angeles Times launched a local Metromix site targeting live entertainment for young adults.

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15. In early 2006, the Los Angeles Times closed its San Fernando Valley printing plant, leaving press operations to the Olympic plant and to Orange County.

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16. Los Angeles Times's reported daily circulation in October 2010 was 600,449, down from a peak of 1,225,189 daily and 1,514,096 Sunday in April 1990.

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17. On this subject, the Los Angeles Times reported with foresight: "For the 'funemployed,' unemployment is welcome.

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18. The Los Angeles Times announced seventy job cuts in news and editorial, or a 10 percent cut in payroll.

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19. Two days in 2005, the Los Angeles Times experimented with Wikitorial, the first Wiki by a major news organization to allow readers to combine forces to produce their own editorial pieces.

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