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Deirdre Edgar

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Deirdre Edgar is the Los Angeles Times’ readers’ representative. Since January 2010 she has had the privilege of hearing directly from readers about questions of accuracy and fairness in Times coverage. Edgar is a graduate of Cal State Long Beach and joined The Times in 1999 as an editor. She is a member of the Organization of News Ombudsmen and a lifetime member of the American Copy Editors Society. 

Recent Articles

  • Tania Ganguli to cover Lakers for L.A. Times

    Tania Ganguli is joining The Times as Lakers beat writer. Ganguli comes to The Times from ESPN.com, where she has covered the NFL’s Houston Texans for the last three seasons. She previously covered the team for the Houston Chronicle.  Tania Ganguli (via Twitter) In announcing her hiring, Times...

  • Adam Elmahrek to cover county government for L.A. Times

    Adam Elmahrek, who exposed political corruption in Orange County municipalities while at the Voice of OC, has joined The Times’ metro staff. He will be reporting on L.A. County government. Adam Elmahrek (Twitter.com) At the Voice of OC, a nonprofit investigative newsroom, Elmahrek uncovered a suspicious...

  • Assistant Managing Editor John Corrigan leaving L.A. Times

    Assistant Managing Editor John Corrigan leaving L.A. Times

    Assistant Managing Editor John Corrigan is leaving The Times to become an editor at the Wall Street Journal, Times Editor/Publisher Davan Maharaj announced.  During his four years leading The Times’ arts and entertainment coverage, Corrigan guided a number of notable series, including Jeff Fleishman’s...

  • Jazmine Ulloa joins L.A. Times Sacramento bureau

    Jazmine Ulloa joins L.A. Times Sacramento bureau

    Jazmine Ulloa is joining The Times’ Sacramento bureau to cover the Legislature and state government, Assistant Managing Editor Christina Bellantoni has announced.  Ulloa, who comes to The Times from the Austin American-Statesman, also will be contributing to coverage of the November election with...

  • Russ Mitchell re-joining L.A. Times as automotive reporter

    Russ Mitchell re-joining L.A. Times as automotive reporter

    Russ Mitchell is re-joining the Business staff of the Los Angeles Times to cover automobiles, the future of mobility and the strengthening relationship between Silicon Valley and the auto industry. Mitchell was The Times’ tech editor before leaving in January for a brief stint as a managing editor...

  • Managing Editor S. Mitra Kalita leaving L.A. Times

    Managing Editor S. Mitra Kalita leaving L.A. Times

    Managing Editor S. Mitra Kalita is leaving the Los Angeles Times and returning to her home state of New York, Times Editor/Publisher Davan Maharaj announced. She has accepted an offter to become vice president of programming at CNN. As one of The Times’ three managing editors, Kalita has worked...

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