We Tour Los Angeles Times Newsroom (and Downtown)
||Here we are in the Times newsroom. Although the ownership of
the Times has changed, the newsroom still has a no-nonsense look
to it. Darrell Kunitomi of the Times answers questions from the MC101s.
As always, the Mass Comm 101 field trip to the Times began with a hearty
breakfast at Phillippe's, home of the French Dip Sandwich, a fixture in
Downtown Los Angeles since 1908. Typically, only a few students answer
the call for an early breakfast Downtown, but it is good to sit down and
talk with them in a more informal setting than the classroom usually allows.
||We got an unusually large turnout for Phillippe's. Here we are before
going (some of us driving, others walking) to the Times.
||Those of us in the walking group went through historic Olvera Street
on our way to the Times...
||... where a sizable tour group was waiting for us.
TO THE MASS COMM 101 FIELD TRIP PAGE]
||Afterward, we took a walking tour of Downtown. One stop was the 1893