Once-Reluctant LA Times Now Eager to Speak About Hate Crime Coverage

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If you’ve been following the Long Beach Halloween hate crime story and the media coverage of same, there’s another story in the LA Weekly by an FBLA editor.

On the Media did an interview that made the powers-that-be at the Los Angeles Times so distressed that an editor placed several frantic phone calls to the NPR producer–on Monday, a federal holiday. Funny, no one at the paper was willing to go on the record when contacted previously.

FBLA isn’t the only site to have noticed the LAT’s reluctance —Mickey Kaus and the WSJ’s Best of the Web, as well as a number of bloggers linked the the Weekly’s stories.

Earlier:

FBLA EXCLUSIVE: Behind the Halloween Hate Crime Story
David Mills Tells LA Times to Shape Up on Halloween Hate Crime Coverage–Tells FBLA Why