The Times also named the editor who will oversee presidential campaign coverage and hired LZ Granderson, formerly of ESPN, as a hybrid sports and culture columnist.
A documentary on the late KCRW radio storyteller premieres at this weekend's New Filmmakers Los Angeles DocuSlate program in DTLA.
Read the memos: A new foreign editor, columnist and replacements for the late Jonathan Gold are among the positions in the latest roundup. Also an abrupt exit from the Times masthead and an updated lineup for the senior editor group.
The media mogul and former mayor of New York Michael Bloomberg at the observatory in Griffith Park. Click on...
A Change.org petition by Rob Eshman asks Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti to make it happen.
Included are the return of Sue Horton as op-ed editor and an East Coaster billed as part of the replacement for the late food writer Jonathan Gold.
Patt Morrison at the La Brea Avenue stand's 78th anniversary celebration
Also: The Galaxy's undocumented player, media moves, selected tweets and Big Jay McNeely dies.
Cities again barred from prosecuting the homeless. Hands across the aisle at USC. Much more.
The Times' most interesting new hire. An LA correspondent gives his farewell observations. Media moves and more.
KCET debuts "SoCal Wanderer" with Rosey Alvero. The Wall Street Journal gets a new bureau chief. Plus other moves in local media.
The restaurant critic, cultural anthropologist and voice of Los Angeles found out this month that he had pancreatic cancer.
Joel Bellman: Ellison, who always bristled at being labeled a science fiction writer, died at age 84.
Also: Press Club awards. The Athletic swarms Los Angeles. Moves by Jackie Johnson and David Poland. Selected tweets.
The journalism veteran has run Time magazine and the Wall Street Journal. He's been quietly getting to know the LAT staff as advisor to Patrick Soon-Shiong.
Staffers toast the end of Tronc in LA and a new start with an owner who seems to care. "Fake news is the cancer of our times," Soon-Shiong says.
Murray Fromson obits, the new police chief, slow-walking the LAT sale, media notes, selected tweets and more.
Long after he left journalism, Murray Fromson never lost the curiosity, story telling ability and intensity that made him a top CBS television correspondent during the Vietnam War and in the domestic fight for civil rights. Fromson, 88, died Saturday.
Long Beach doings. An exit from KCAL. Times scores big hit on USC. Trump's lying ways. Plus Linda Ronstadt, LAist, media people and selected tweets.
The LAT also loses sports reporter Lindsey Thiry to ESPN and previously lost White House correspondent Brian Bennett to Time.
A shooting on camera. A local news paywall. Media notes, media people, selected tweets and more.
Fox 11 morning anchor Elex Michaelson will host the 10:30 p.m. show.
LA Observed Notes: News designer tweets the end, media moves, selected tweets and more.
LA Observed Notes: Media moves, books and authors, media people, place notes and selected tweets.
LA Observed Notes: Christopher Hawthorne defects, Pomona mourns, Soon-Shiong goes to the Gridiron, media moves and much more.
Read the memo: Buyer assures nervous newsroom he wants to "preserve the integrity, honesty and fairness we’ve observed in our decades as avid readers of the LA Times."
No more Mr. Disguise guyJonathan Gold drops his anonymity as documentary screens at Sundance. More
On becoming Zoey TurLos Angeles Magazine goes longform on the transition of the news helicopter pilot formerly known as Bob Tur. Read
Take our picture Gary LeonardGary Leonard photo of the audience at his Central Library conversation with Kevin Roderick. Bigger
Kushner spars with Larry MantleDespite mandatory unpaid time off, newsroom buyouts and threat of layoffs, Register owner says "we are growing." Story
Tom Sherak, Hollywood leader was 68Sherak was the former president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and Mayor Eric Garcetti's designated ambassador between the film industry, City Hall and Sacremento. Obit
New hires at KCRWThe station staffs up for new Madeleine Brand show debuting in 2014. Details
Funny or Die does NikkiThe video strikes such the right tone that even Nikki Finke is enjoying it. Video inside.
Dorothy LuceyFox 11 boss who said she made his eyes bleed? No longer employed. TV people
Tiler PeckThe rising ballet dancer we spent time with last year gets into Vanity Fair with her now-fiance, Robert Fairchild. Read
Mick Farren, 69The lead singer of The Deviants and writer for the late LA Reader and CityBeat LA collapsed while performing in London. More
Michael Hastings memorialThe scene on Highland Avenue where journalist Michael Hastings died. Photo by Judy Graeme.
Jennifer BjorklundBack on the air for NBC. Read
Upside of sending crews to Rome
Bryan Frank, the veteran photographer for CBS 2 and KCAL 9, has been sharing behind-the-scenes still images from the Vatican media swarm. Check it out.
Sneaky nudesPhotographer Ernie Holzman snuck his model, Carly, into landmarks such as Union Station (and what looks to be Snug Harbor, above) for a series he calls "L.A. Backstory." Part of his own backstory is that the pictures help him fight his cancer. More at Los Angeles Magazine.
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