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The Los Angeles Times

NEWSPAPER

Long published by the Chandler family and Times Mirror Co., which was acquired by Tribune Co. in 2000. In 2007, as part of Samuel Zell's $8B acquisition of Tribune Co., the Chandlers agreed to be bought out, ending a hundred years of family proprietorship.

Circulation peaked at 1.2M in 1990, and was down to 700,000 in 2008.

Official Website:
http://www.latimes.com/

Location:
Los Angeles, CA

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Max Boot
Columnist
1969   Conservative pundit
Tom Braden
Columnist
22-Feb-1917 3-Apr-2009 Crossfire, Eight Is Enough
Barbara Taylor Bradford
Novelist
5-May-1933   Emma Harte saga
Ron Brownstein
Columnist
6-Apr-1958   The Los Angeles Times
Edgar Rice Burroughs
Novelist
1-Sep-1875 19-Mar-1950 Tarzan
Albert V. Casey
Business
28-Feb-1920 10-Jul-2004 CEO of American Airlines, 1974-85
Jonathan Chait
Journalist
1972   Senior Editor, The New Republic
Otis Chandler
Publisher
23-Nov-1927 27-Feb-2006 Publisher of the L.A. Times, 1960-80
Eleanor Clift
Journalist
7-Jul-1940   Madam President
Alexander Cockburn
Columnist
6-Jun-1941 20-Jul-2012 The Nation, CounterPunch
Paul Conrad
Cartoonist
27-Jun-1924 4-Sep-2010 Political cartoonist
Borzou Daragahi
Journalist
c. 1966   Los Angeles Times reporter
S. S. Van Dine
Novelist
15-Oct-1888 11-Apr-1939 The Canary Murder Case
Susan Estrich
Pundit
16-Dec-1952   Fox News liberal
Georgie Anne Geyer
Journalist
2-Apr-1935   Foreign correspondent turned columnist
Jonah Goldberg
Columnist
21-Mar-1969   National Review Online
Ed Guthman
Journalist
11-Aug-1919 31-Aug-2008 Nixon enemy, Pulitzer Prize winner
Jane Hall
Journalist
?   Fox News Watch commentator
Jacob Heilbrunn
Journalist
c. 1965   They Knew They Were Right
David D. Hiller
Publisher
12-Jun-1953   LA Times publisher, 2006-08
Michael Hiltzik
Columnist
9-Nov-1952   Los Angeles Times columnist
David Cay Johnston
Journalist
24-Dec-1948   Perfectly Legal
Paul Kennedy
Historian
Jun-1945   The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers
Michael Kinsley
Pundit
9-Mar-1951   Founding editor of Slate
David Laventhol
Publisher
1933   President of Times Mirror, 1987-93
Eric Lichtblau
Journalist
c. 1965   NY Times reporter
Andrew H. Malcolm
Columnist
22-Jun-1943   Los Angeles Times editorial board
James Mann
Author
1946   Rise of the Vulcans
Doyle McManus
Journalist
c. 1952   LA Times Washington bureau chief
Walter Russell Mead
Author
12-Jun-1952   Special Providence
Jack Nelson
Journalist
11-Oct-1929 21-Oct-2009 The Los Angeles Times
Michele Norris
Radio Personality
7-Sep-1961   NPR host, All Things Considered
James O'Shea
Journalist
?   LA Times Editor, 2006-08
Kevin Phillips
Pundit
30-Nov-1940   Political commentator
Danielle Pletka
Pundit
12-Jun-1963   American Enterprise Institute
Jody Powell
Government
30-Sep-1943 14-Sep-2009 Jimmy Carter's Press Secretary
Ruth Reichl
Critic
16-Jan-1948   Editor-in-Chief, Gourmet magazine
Andrew Revkin
Journalist
c. 1956   New York Times science reporter
James Risen
Journalist
c. 1955   NY Times national security reporter
Tim Rutten
Columnist
?   Los Angeles Times columnist
Ruben Salazar
Journalist
3-Mar-1928 29-Aug-1970 L.A. Times reporter killed on the job
Robert Scheer
Columnist
4-Apr-1936   Former L.A. Times columnist
Richard T. Schlosberg III
Publisher
c. 1943   Publisher of LA Times, 1994-97
Bill Schneider
Pundit
8-Oct-1944   CNN senior political analyst
Joel Siegel
Critic
7-Jul-1943 29-Jun-2007 Film critic
Joel Stein
Columnist
23-Jul-1971   LA Times columnist
Karen Tumulty
Journalist
1-Dec-1955   Time political correspondent
Laura D. Tyson
Economist
28-Jun-1947   Dean of London Business School
Murray Waas
Journalist
c. 1960   Washington reporter
Lally Weymouth
Journalist
3-Jul-1943   The Washington Post
Mark H. Willes
Business
16-Jul-1941   CEO of Times Mirror, 1995-2000
Jules Witcover
Columnist
16-Jul-1927   Longtime Baltimore Sun columnist


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