David Lazarus

business columnist for the Los Angeles Times

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David Lazarus is a consumer columnist for the Los Angeles Times and KTLA, Channel 5.

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If you read the LA Times, a recent op-ed headline may have gotten your attention: “   Hi, I’m David. I’m a drug addict.

Journalist gets backlash for intimate essay on quitting antidepressants

If you read the LA Times, a recent op-ed headline may have gotten your attention: “ Hi, I’m David. I’m a drug addict.

from Greater LA

Last week Equifax agreed to pay as much as $700 million to consumers. It was their penance for exposing the data of 147 million people to hackers in 2017.

Consumers to get smaller-than-expected payout for Equifax breach

Last week Equifax agreed to pay as much as $700 million to consumers. It was their penance for exposing the data of 147 million people to hackers in 2017.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Three-quarters of American adults need glasses. A new pair can cost hundreds of dollars- part of a $100 billion industry. We learn how eyewear companies are manipulating the market.

Why are your glasses so expensive?

Three-quarters of American adults need glasses. A new pair can cost hundreds of dollars- part of a $100 billion industry. We learn how eyewear companies are manipulating the market.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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