Matt Doig is joining the Los Angeles Times as assistant managing editor, investigations.
Doig, currently investigations editor at the Seattle Times, will oversee the Los Angeles Times’ investigative team and work closely with editors and reporters on projects in other departments.
He previously oversaw investigations at Newsday and was an investigative editor and reporter at the Sarasota Herald-Tribune.Read more
Jen Yamato is joining the Calendar staff as a film reporter beginning Jan. 2. Yamato has been an entertainment reporter and critic for the last two years at the Daily Beast, where she covered film, television and film festivals from Toronto to Sundance.
Yamato began her career as an editor at Rotten Tomatoes before becoming the West Coast editor and then executive editor of Movieline.Read more
Many Times readers have taken issue with two letters in this week’s Travel section, which criticized a Nov. 27 article about National Park sites that address issues of race and ethnicity in America’s history.
The letters employed cultural stereotypes to suggest that the mass internment of Japanese Americans during World War II was justified, and sought to minimize the hardships they endured.Read more