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Career Q&A: Matt Lait of the Los Angeles Times

Matt Lait is the city editor at the Los Angles Times and an adjunct instructor at the University of Southern California. Lait helped receive the 2016 Barlett & Steele Bronze Award

Barlett and Steele Awards

How they did it: “OxyContin’s 12-Hour Problem”

Earlier this month the 2016 Barlett & Steele bronze award was given to “OxyContin’s 12-Hour Problem,” the Los Angeles Times’ investigation into how America’s bestselling prescriptive painkiller helped fuel a nationwide opioid epidemic.

Don’t be a tool: The danger of group think

If your mother tells you she loves you, check it out — Anonymous LA Times columnist Michael Hiltzik wrote an important piece last month headlined, “How Apple invites facile analysis.”

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