David Lazarus

consumer columnist at the LA Times

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

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Actor Keanu Reeves is known as the leading man behind films like “The Matrix,” “John Wick,” and the “Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure” series.

Fake Keanu Reeves accounts are sliding into DMs, scamming women for cash

Actor Keanu Reeves is known as the leading man behind films like “The Matrix,” “John Wick,” and the “Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure” series.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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.

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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

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