And more: Assemblyman will resign over women's accounts. Garcetti ambitions "not insane." Jim Newton needles the Times. Media people and selected tweets.
Plus two weekend pieces examine Harvey Weinstein spokeswoman Sallie Hofmeister, and Pulitzer talk for Ronan Farrow.
This happened a little bit faster than I expected. Hope there's no deal involved.
The scandal that won't go away. An LAT columnist apologizes. Job movies, an invite from the New York Times and other media notes.
Owner kills all the Gothamist and DNAInfo sites after union vote.
Selected scandal reading from Lupita Nyong'o's amazing piece to Quentin Tarantino's quasi mea culpa. Plus heat, Dodgers, media news and selected tweets.
"Here are some other facts you may want to consider as you decide whether or not to unionize."
The venerable free Los Angeles alt-weekly has been dished off by owner Voice Media Group.
Dodgers walk off in game 2. The obstacles to covering Hollywood. Media notes, moves and changes. Plus selected tweets.
The news that union organizers are signing up workers at the Los Angeles Times, once a fierce anti-union bastion, is a fascinating footnote to the history of a city once dominated by the paper.
Broad chooses the New York Times for announcement that he wants to spend more time with his family and "catch up on my reading."
Bullet points: What you should know about the biggest story in Hollywood in years, including the names of the heroes.
Los Angeles TV news crews await the speeches at press event inside the construction site for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Museum.
Lewis D'Vorkin has never run a newspaper and brings no Los Angeles experience to the table. At Forbes he increased web clicks and gave advertisers more influence.
Coverage of the movie mogul's professional demise, many media notes, a union surfaces at the LA Times, selected tweets and more.
Daily News photographer takes to the streets. Visiting critic blinded by the light. Media notes and obits. More PST:LA/LA. Selected tweets.
On the ground in Mexico and Puerto Rico, another LA Times exit, media obits and selected tweets.
I'm glad the Times has returned to its long tradition of including theater coverage every Friday, but the new column would benefit from a clarification of how it operates.
Bullet points: LA River bacteria. Dodgers lose 10th in a row. That fatal night they boxed at the stadium. On the ground in Florida.
Bullet points: Manson follower not paroled. Veep to end. Tyrus Wong documentary. Midweek media notes. Much more.
LA Observed Notes: Covering Harvey, Dodgers flailing, an editor change in LA, media notes, Angels Flight shuts again
Today's Bullet Points include LA Times newsroom love for a fired editor, pink blobs in Echo Park, media notes and selected tweets.
Ross Levinshon concludes his first week in the news business with a rah-rah note to staff and some good news for users of the Times' website. Read it here.
Bullet Points: A horrific jail death. Food writers in Tuscany. The LA Times follows on Canter's. A media promotion, a hire, and the celebrity terminal at LAX. Plus a difficult long read.
More bullet points: LA Times' million-dollar publisher. The big business of the American quinceañera. Media people doing stuff. A Manny Ramirez sighting.
Today's Bullet Points include a KPCC investigation of donations to Mayor Eric Garcetti, the vermin problem at Canter's, the Village Voice drops print, some LA media people notes and more.
A subscriber's wish list for the new L.A. Times regime.
Four top editors were not the only casualties of Tronc's purge in the LAT newsroom.
Tronc has pushed out Los Angeles Times editor-publisher Davan Maharaj and replaced him with new publisher Ross Levinsohn and interim editor Jim Kirk, former editor of the Chicago Sun-Times.
Today's Bullet Points include lessons for the news media from Charlottesville, video of California condor chicks in the wild and selected tweets.
Bullet Points: An LA Republican discusses Trump. Nazis in LA. A new reporter in town. Tommy Hawkins dies.
Bullet Points: Attacking the Jews in Charlottesville. Zócalo on the move. USC Village. Transitions at City Hall and the Times.
Nazi and racist scum in Virginia, Trump equates, and a nation shakes its head. Plenty of media and politics notes and selected tweets.
Our occasional gathering of notes on media, politics and place with selected tweets.
LA Times explains how many times it gave USC a chance to comment on a dean's secret life. Plus LAT buyouts, media people doing stuff and selected tweets.
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.
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