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Today, Reynolds and McChesney address the state of contemporary news media. Later in the week, they'll debate the citizen journalism, media consolidation and other issues. Big Media plays to its weaknesses By Glenn Harlan Reynolds Bob, you and I agree...
Johnny "Red" Kerr, 76, the former Chicago Bulls coach who spent more than three decades as a broadcaster for the NBA team, died of prostate cancer Thursday at his home in Chicago, Bulls spokesman Tim Hallam said. Kerr’s death is a double blow for...
Emory Elliott, a UC Riverside professor and leading scholar of American literature who was a pivotal figure in the university's intellectual community, has died. He was 66. Elliott, who was found Tuesday at his Riverside home, died of an apparent heart...
Today, Reynolds and McChesney address the future of newspapers. Previously, they debated the state of contemporary news media and the value of traditional journalism. Later in the week, they'll debate media consolidation and other issues. Greatly...
WASHINGTON -- For a teenager from a Puerto Rican family struggling upward from the public housing projects of the Bronx, Princeton University in 1972 was a foreign land. "I felt isolated from all I had ever known," she said later, and the low grade she...
Special to The TimesASK urban kids where peas and carrots come from, and they may answer "the supermarket." "We've lost our connection with the land," said Bruce Wicks, director of graduate studies at the University of Illinois, Champaign, one of the top U.S. agricultural...
Tags: Forests, Natural Resources, Farms, Forestry and Timber, Pumpkin
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterTrue or false: ___ I would be happier if I made more money, found the perfect mate, lost 10 pounds or moved to a new house. ___ Happiness is genetic. You can't change how happy you are any more than you can change how tall you are. ___ Success brings...
Times Staff WriterEdwin Traisman, a food researcher who helped create Cheez Whiz and, as an early McDonald's franchise owner in Wisconsin, co-developed the freezing process used to make McDonald's French fries, has died. He was 91. Traisman, a resident of Monona, Wis.,...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterSpring break -- the collegiate ritual, the parental horror show, the thriving industry -- is here. And given the varying schedules of our nation's college campuses, it will be with us, for better and for worse, through early April. Like an ineradicable...
Associated PressMark Shepherd Jr., a former Texas Instruments Inc. chairman who helped convert the company into an electronics giant during his 40-year career, died Feb. 4 of complications from pulmonary fibrosis at his ranch in Quitman, Texas. He was 86. Shepherd...
Milt McAuley, the patriarch of hiking in the Santa Monica Mountains whose guidebooks and guided hikes greatly popularized the trails that cut through Los Angeles backcountry, has died. He was 89. McAuley, who continued hiking until three years ago,...
Times Staff WriterInside a rusted Quonset hut at the Long Beach Naval Station, Dr. Joseph J. Zuska operated a clandestine program, treating sailors for an illness that in the eyes of the Navy did not exist. It was the mid-1960s, a time when alcoholism and its accompanying...
Tags: Medical Services, Jimmy Carter, St. Cloud, Armed Forces, Surgery
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