Erik Wemple: los angeles


Posted at 06:27 PM ET, 04/01/2014

Los Angeles Times swallows fast-food survey

Facebook ads help recruit respondents to report on conditions at burger joints.

By Erik Wemple  |  06:27 PM ET, 04/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fast food, Los Angeles Times, Low Pay is Not OK, McDonalds

Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 03/21/2014

In search of: Material behind LAT editor’s note

A big correction was published, without much corroborating data.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:55 PM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jason felch, Los Angeles Times, occidental college, sexual assault

Posted at 12:56 PM ET, 03/18/2014

Los Angeles Times and its fired investigative reporter: A critical look

When does a reporter’s relationship with a source become a conflict of interest?

By Erik Wemple  |  12:56 PM ET, 03/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jason felch, Los Angeles Times, occidental college

Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 03/17/2014

KTLA news director not too eager to talk about earthquake vid

Nothing more than news professionals reacting to news, says Jason Ball.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:42 PM ET, 03/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  earthquake, KTLA, Los Angeles

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 06/12/2013

Los Angeles Times waits more than two years to celebrate major award

The paper's staffers will party like it's 2011.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:54 PM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Los Angeles Times, Selden Ring

Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 05/01/2013

L.A. Times staffers: Keep your hands down!

Don't quit now.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:17 PM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Koch Brothers, Los Angeles Times

Posted at 04:52 PM ET, 09/12/2012

Fox News alone on cable car-chase coverage

Fox, your car-chase channel

By Erik Wemple  |  04:52 PM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fox news, los angeles car chase, megyn kelly

Posted at 05:34 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Fact-checking renegade: Los Angeles Times

It defies industry’s sidebarred fact-checking trend

By Erik Wemple  |  05:34 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  david lauter, los angeles times, fact-checking, dan conover, politifact, washington post glenn kessler

Posted at 12:30 AM ET, 07/31/2012

Twitter-banned NBC critic talks!

NBC critic banned from Twitter is really critical of NBC.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:30 AM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  nbc, guy adams, the independent, los angeles, nbc, twitter, banned, nbc

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 05/09/2012

Daily Mail cannot figure out origins of dentist story

Where did the Daily Mail get its Polish dentist story from?

By Erik Wemple  |  12:09 PM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  daily mail, polish dentist, erin tennant, msnbc, huffington post, los angeles times, new york daily news, new york post, yahoo news, san francisco chronicle

Posted at 05:26 PM ET, 04/19/2012

Los Angeles Times reporter on those gory photos and Pentagon pressure

Reporter David Zucchino discusses the photo controversy.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:26 PM ET, 04/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  david zucchino, los angeles times, u.s. marines, pentagon

Posted at 04:27 PM ET, 04/18/2012

LA Times publishes photos against Pentagon wishes

The newspaper makes the right call.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:27 PM ET, 04/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  abu ghraib, los angeles times, photos, davan maharaj, pentagon, severed limbs