Gabriel Kahn

University of Southern California

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Gabriel Kahn is a professor of the professional practice of journalism at USC's Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism.

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LA city officials are responding to a rise in violent crime, and news headlines are painting a dramatic picture.

LA officials lean into view that crime’s up. Does data support it?

LA city officials are responding to a rise in violent crime, and news headlines are painting a dramatic picture.

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Several media outlets have closed for good in LA, including the Burbank Leader, Glendale News-Press and La Cañada Valley Sun.

From crime to COVID, 110 newsletters aim to cover every corner of LA

Several media outlets have closed for good in LA, including the Burbank Leader, Glendale News-Press and La Cañada Valley Sun.

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Local news outlets have been disappearing nationwide ever since the dawn of the internet. The coronavirus pandemic hit them hard, causing even more advertising dollars to evaporate.

Local news network promotes partisanship and collects user data, investigation finds

Local news outlets have been disappearing nationwide ever since the dawn of the internet. The coronavirus pandemic hit them hard, causing even more advertising dollars to evaporate.

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