In an All Too Familiar Story, 4 Top Editors Are Out at the Los Angeles Times

Editor and publisher Davan Maharaj is out, along with the managing editor, deputy managing editor and assistant managing editor of investigations

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The words used to describe what went down yesterday at the Los Angeles Times–purge, restructuring, and, most frequently, shakeup–carry a sense of familiarity for the Los Angeles Times in the era of Tronc (née Tribune Publishing) ownership.

In this latest, editor and publisher Davan Maharaj, a 28-year veteran of the publication, is out, along with managing editor Marc Duvoisin, deputy managing editor for digital Megan Garvey and assistant managing editor of investigations Matt Doig.

When Maharaj was given the title of publisher in 2016, in addition to his existent editor title, shakeup was how the Los Angeles Times described the move, part of a publisher-editor model Tronc, then Tribune publishing, was adopting at many of its papers.



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