Monday notes

Short items for a new week:

WeHo mayor: BoifromTroy comments on West Hollywood mayor John Duran buying a share of Frontiers, which bills itself as "California's gay biweekly."

Hewitt book: Political pundit Hugh Hewitt has a new book out on the power of blogs. Blog: Understanding the Information Reformation That's Changing Your World is available through his website and the usual sources.

Busblog: Blogger Tony Pierce is the featured LAist interview this week.

Jessica Wu: Tuesday on "Airtalk," Larry Mantle talks with the director of In the Realm of the Unreal. KPCC, 11:30 a.m.

SPJ Mixer: Richard Garcia, assistant director in charge of the FBI's Los Angeles field office, will have drinks with reporters at the Society of Professional Journalists mixer on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in the bar at the Figueroa Hotel.

Media party: New York-based Mediabistro is throwing another of its invitation-only L.A. soirees on January 19 at The Courtyard in West Hollywood.

Edited post

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