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Lorraine Ali

Lorraine Ali is television critic of the Los Angeles Times. Previously, she was a senior writer for the Calendar section where she covered culture at large, entertainment and American Muslim issues. Ali is an award-winning journalist and Los Angeles native who has written in publications ranging from the New York Times to Rolling Stone and GQ. She was formerly The Times' music editor and before that, a senior writer and music critic with Newsweek magazine.
Analysis: 'We solved it'? Why Emmys' 2018 ceremony was as muddled as the current state of peak TV

A closer look at Monday's surprising awards, that opening number and more.

Analysis: 'We solved it'? Why Emmys' 2018 ceremony was as muddled as the current state of peak TV

It didn’t take long for the Emmys, like the industry it honors, to stray from a single narrative that might sum up the year in TV. As the show went on it fragmented into a dozen different directions.

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