Gabriel Kahn

journalism professor at USC Annenberg

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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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​​The LA Times said today that it will lay off more than 20% of the newsroom. Owner Patrick Soon-Shiong said the paper has been losing $30 to 40 million annually.

After cutting 20% of newsroom, what is the LA Times’ identity?

​​The LA Times said today that it will lay off more than 20% of the newsroom. Owner Patrick Soon-Shiong said the paper has been losing $30 to 40 million annually.

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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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