June 3, 2009

Los Angeles Times
Jason Ball, news director at Tribune-owned KTLA, says “there is no issue” with anchor Lu Parker (left) dating Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. “She is not a political reporter. She doesn’t cover politics generally. The mayor doesn’t work in our newsroom. There will be no conflict.” The news boss says KTLA has no intention of reporting the relationship; he calls it a nonstory.

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