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Los Angeles Times' Transgender Prostitution Article Sparks Petition

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.19.2013 | Gay Voices

Transgender advocacy group Gender Justice LA recently delivered a petition to The Los Angeles Times following the publication of a controversial Feb. ...

Saki Knafo

Pulitzer Prize Winners For 2011: See The Full List

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 06.18.2011 | Media

The 2011 Pulitzer Prizes were announced on Monday, and many of the journalism awards went to venerable, well-decorated publications. The New York T...

Elizabeth Taylor -- Not Quite the Last One

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.31.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Alderman

"The last of Hollywood's golden era" is the way so many broadcast and cable obituaries described the legendary Elizabeth Taylor. But alas, there are at least five stars from that era who are probably saying to themselves," What am I, chopped liver?"

Calculating Value: How To Rate Teachers For Teaching Effectively

John Rogers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
John Rogers

Colorado researchers concluded that the Los Angeles Times' method does not reliably identify the teachers who add value to student test scores.

Wikipedia Turns 10: What Has the Site Taught Us?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

Despite the early fears of many critics, Wikipedia has proven to be a place to find information quickly and easily. What does this mean for us and how we attain knowledge?

Beware Drunkorexia

latimes.com | Kristen Browning | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

While "drunkorexia" is not a medical term, it has become easily understood slang for the practice of swapping food calories for those in alcohol. A...

U.S. Orders Diplomats to Stop Telling Truth Until Further Notice

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

In the first major policy fallout from the WikiLeaks disclosures, the State Department has ordered all U.S. diplomats to "cease and desist telling the truth until further notice."

Test Score Bomb: Don't Name Names, Fix the System

Charles Kerchner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Charles Kerchner

The Los Angeles Times teacher rankings bomb has ignited a firestorm of controversy, a little light and a lot of heat.

University Of California Increases Number Of Non-Resident And International Students

Huffington Post | Ariel Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Eight percent of the University of California's class of 2014 will be made up of non-California residents, an increase of two percent from last year. ...

Republicans, Heal Thyselves!

Bruce Kluger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Bruce Kluger

Maybe if the president and his enemies met at a well-stocked bookstore in D.C. and simply read titles to one another -- in the self-help aisle and from a few neighboring shelves -- they could finally find a way to dialogue.

How to Save the Los Angeles Times, End Rush Hour Traffic, Solve the Housing Crisis (And Not Have to Pay For It)

Brady Westwater | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Brady Westwater

Two of the most important decisions any of us ever make is where we decide to live and what job we choose to accept. Rush hour traffic, however, proves how wrong we all can be.

Just Listen (I Doubt It) Evolution Interrupted

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Goulston, M.D.

I am not an evolution doubter. I believe it is real. I believe it has happened to bring us to where we are now. However, I also believe that it is on hiatus.

Plug-In Hybrid Prius in US in 2012, Says Toyota

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

"Toyota Motor Corp. has joined the growing ranks of automakers planning to bring advanced battery-powered vehicles to consumers in the next few years."

Miami Social - Love Us or Hate Us, We're Not Going Anywhere Soon

Michael Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Cohen

"The Socials," have no choice but to be amused by the media attention, myself included. Of course, I didn't realize that talking about Botox warrants me a callous, vacuous, self-indulgent homosexual.

Who Delivers the News?

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

On July 6th, half-dozen troops were killed in Afghanistan by IED explosions. Those deaths underline the need to pay attention to the troops' equipment. I expected more reporting on the issue. There wasn't any.

Baldacci, Coben and Connelly: The Boys of Summer's Audiobooks - Reviewed

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Alderman

The bright rays of the coming summer brings the bright stars of pop publishing.

Obama Pens Op-Ed, Sends to The World

Marlene H. Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marlene H. Phillips

Coming on the heels of the president's unprecedented video New Years Greeting to Iran, Obama has made it clear he will use all avenues available to communicate with countries across the globe.

LA Times Falsely Claims Clinton Used "Way More" Signing Statements Than Bush

Washington Monthly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NOT EVEN CLOSE.... The LA Times' Andrew Malcolm played a little fast and loose yesterday, commenting on President Obama's directive on Bush's signing ...

George Clooney Dating a Bhutto?

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Shirin Sadeghi

Say it ain't so, George -- Syriana was impressive, but your international political credentials are rather outweighed by your international flings. If you really care about Fatima, you'll let her go...

CIA Secret Rendition Policy Backed by Human Rights Groups?

Tom Hayden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Hayden

If the Justice Department wants to defend renditions as constitutional on "national security" grounds, human rights groups should meet them in court and seek a better outcome.