L.A. Times Executive Editor Steps Down After Turbulent Summer

NEW YORK, NY – OCTOBER 21: Chief Content Officer of Time Inc., Norman Pearlstine speaks at the Women’s Media Foundation’s 2015 Courage in Journalism Awards on October 21, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for IWMF)

Norman Pearlstine, executive editor of the Los Angeles Times, has stepped down, according to an L.A. Times report. Pearlstine had announced in October that he intended to retire, but it wasn’t clear when that would happen. His departure comes at the end of a year of highs and lows for the paper, including winning two Pulitzer Prizes, allegations of plagiarism, and a reckoning on racial diversity in the newsroom following the murder of
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