Tim Rutten

Los Angeles Daily News

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Columnist for the Los Angeles Daily News: former reporter and columnist for the Los Angeles Times

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Democratic Congressman Henry Waxman says the Tribune Company’s plan to spin off its newspapers threatens the future of the LA Times.

What Does Tribune's Dividend Payout Mean for the LA Times?

Democratic Congressman Henry Waxman says the Tribune Company’s plan to spin off its newspapers threatens the future of the LA Times.

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Retired Cardinal Roger Mahony has  apologized  for decades of protecting child abusers from criminal law. But Archbishop José Gomez has  relieved him of "public duties"  anyway.

The Legacy of Cardinal Roger Mahony

Retired Cardinal Roger Mahony has apologized for decades of protecting child abusers from criminal law. But Archbishop José Gomez has relieved him of "public duties" anyway.

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For some time now, political conventions have been scripted, long-form commercials aimed at selling the candidate to the electorate.

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For some time now, political conventions have been scripted, long-form commercials aimed at selling the candidate to the electorate.

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