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Morning Buzz: Tuesday 8.14.07

Did Channel 5 pay to interview the pedophile at UCLA? Channel 4 says so. Plus a New York view of L.A.'s Manhattan envy, a link to the King-Harbor inspection and more on Mercedes Lambert.

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Add Jack McClellan
Last night on the 11 pm news, KNBC's Chuck Henry alleged on the air that other stations paid a fee to interview "pedophile advocate" McClellan at UCLA but that Channel 4 didn't. McClellan was interviewed on KTLA.
L.A.'s Manhattan envy
In response to Joel Kotkin's Sunday Opinion piece asking why the rush to copy New York, the New York Sun runs an editorial saying "the Manhattanization of Los Angeles will be complete when Angelenos start complaining about how their precious city has started to become a carbon copy of Los Angeles."
Read the King-Harbor inspection report
This was a screwed up hospital.
Dymally badge flasher convicted
He showed Redondo Beach police the badge given out by Assemblyman Mervyn Dymally. LAT
Arnold liked Merv
Gov. Schwarzenegger went on Larry King to reminisce about the late Merv Griffin.
Mercedes Lambert's story
Now that the writer who was really Douglas Anne Munson is getting so much attention, including a posthumous book review in today's Times, here's a 1996 piece on her and L.A. noir writers by David Chute in Los Angeles Magazine.
Eastside cybermural
Multimedia artist Juan Devis's "cybermural" web piece from Boyle Heights and East Los Angeles, “Departures,” was featured in the New York Times over the weekend. The project is on the website at KCET, where Devis is a new media producer.
Spoof website
The name says what parodies.
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