The dean of newspaper science writers is apparently retiring at age 98. Slacker! Plus a ransomware attack at KQED and CalBuzz calls it quits for now.
Investigation into the secret drug life of the dean of the Keck School of Medicine proves a bevy of stunning revelations. Kudos roll in.
NPR staffers won't face a strike. Obits for Martin Landau, George Romero, Bill Smith and Tenny Tenusian. Selected tweets.
Plus what some LA media people are doing and selected tweets from the past week.
Report of a lease deal says the Times will have naming rights to the 62-story Aon Center on Wilshire Boulevard. The Times says it has not signed a lease.
Plus it's time to pay attention to the Dodgers, Roxane Gay is in town, media people doing stuff and selected tweets.
"Left, Right & Center is one of KCRW’s most popular shows, on air and as a podcast..."
The Travel section is also going dark during the peak summer travel season. Meanwhile: a joint profile of former LAT editors Dean Baquet and Marty Baron.
Chock full of Monday observations on media and media people, politics, place and more. Plus a good week for selected tweets.
Friedman was a stalwart of the Los Angeles Times photo staff for more than 30 years.
The show Rabe created has been a Saturday staple of KPCC for 11 years.
Our irregular compendium of media, police and place with selected tweets.
Mid-week notes include that angry Montana politician doing the full mea culpa, LA Times editor explains Our Dishonest President, a media person in "House of Cards," plus author news and selected tweets.
Our occasional roundup of news and observations from the media, politics and place. Plus selected tweets and more.
Walters says his politics column, around since 1981, will live on in a new home.
Our occasional roundup of news and observations from media, politics and place. With some selected tweets.
Our occasional roundup of news and notes on media, politics and place. Plus selected tweets.
Our occasional roundup of media, politics and place news and notes.
Our occasional roundup of news and observations on media, politics and place. Plus selected tweets.
Media and politics notes for the new week, plus selected tweets.
KCRW's Frances Anderton goes through the house that architect Thom Mayne built for himself on the site of Bradbury's longtime home in Cheviot Hills.
LA Observed Notes for midweek: Peabody and Murrow awards, an era ending at NPR, new on Jimmy Wales and Steve Bannon plus more.
Maharaj at the LAT Book Prizes plus media notes, LA riots anniversary and more.
Alvear started at KNBC and became NBC's first Latina news producer when she led Latin America coverage.
Also: The "super bloom" of yellow mustard across SoCal hillsides needs to be stopped.
I will be moderating a journalism panel on Monday night and then, on Saturday, signing and schmoozing at the Times book festival.
You probably have heard of David Fahrenthold by now. Ex-LAT journalists re-uniting at CNN. Octavia Butler, Bob Miller, politics notes.
"He is not merely amusing. He is dangerous," Monday's editorial says. "He has made himself the stooge...for every crazy blogger, political quack, racial theorist, foreign leader or nutcase peddling a story."
"Nothing prepared us for the magnitude of this train wreck," the Los Angeles Times says of Donald Trump in a full-page editorial. Plus: Paul Magers, the Groundlings founder and more.
Soon-Shiong looks to be moving on Ferro. Variety snags an editor. Another Los Angeles Magazine editor leaves.
Bay has been director of the journalism school at USC. Also: Notes on James Rainey, Tronc and more.
Media and politics notes from all over, plus media people news, some place notes and selected tweets.
LA Observed contributor Iris Schneider is one of the six photographers whose images are included in a show opening tonight at the Arena 1 Gallery at Santa Monica Airport.
Osborne's TV credits begin in 1954, but in 1977 he took up writing for the Hollywood Reporter and became the genial first host of TCM movies.
Nick Ut's retirement. Key editors jump from the LA Times. Downtown News sold. Plus many more notes and observations.
Emmis Communications sells Los Angeles and Orange Coast magazines to a Detroit-based publisher. What happens now is unclear.
The Los Angeles entertainment journalist and author of "Sunset Boulevard: Cruising The Heart of Los Angeles” has died of cancer.
Keith Boyer, a veteran with the Whittier Police Department, was 53 and a father. He was shot by a recent parolee.
"A giant of American film criticism," Kenneth Turan says of Schickel, the longtime Time critic, author and documentary maker.
Also: Exits from the LA Times, Google warns journalists, some Trump-inspired news jobs and more.
Finke has been awarded a Knight Nieman fellowship to "explore best practices in the reporting of breaking news and analysis in a 24/7 media environment."
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