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.
Nazi and racist scum in Virginia, Trump equates, and a nation shakes its head. Plenty of media and politics notes and 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.
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.
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.
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.
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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