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New LA Times buyout names on farewell day for many

latimes-bldg-from-corner.jpg Arts and Culture Editor Kelly Scott, Books Editor Joy Press, City-County Bureau Chief Rich Connell and education editor Beth Shuster join the brain drain. Plus five more photographers.

Bloomberg chief in LA headed for London

Tony-Palazzo.jpg Tony Palazzo will run international coverage of media and telecoms.

Columnist Sandy Banks is taking the LA Times buyout

Sandy-Banks-zocalo.jpg "It’s time for a new chapter," says the Times' longtime columnist and most prominent African American journalist. "I don’t know what lies ahead."

Buyout list at LA Times 'makes you want to cry'

jean-merls desk.jpg "This gives painful dimension to the loss of knowledge and wisdom that Los Angeles is about to face."

LA Times buyouts: Lead Paris reporter, higher ed reporter and more

henry-chu-twitter.jpg Henry Chu, Larry Gordon, Bret Israel and Martha Groves are among the new additions to the confirmed buyout list at the Los Angeles Times.

THR delivers a hit to LA Times entertainment coverage

thr-grab-11-18-15.jpg Joe Bel Bruno jumps from the LAT's Company Town team to lead breaking news coverage at the Hollywood Reporter.

LA Times editor note to buyouts: 'We will miss you'

davan-maharaj.jpg Add Carol Williams, the longtime foreign correspondent, to the names of LA Times buyout takers.

List of Los Angeles Times buyout takers starting to mount

jean-merls desk.jpg Politics writer Jean Merl, sports writers Chris Dufresne and Chris Foster, national writer John Glionna, food columnist Russ Parsons and fashion critic Booth Moore are among those leaving.

Revisiting Mike Penner and Christine Daniels

Former LA Times sports editor Randy Harvey remembers his friend and colleague in the context of Houston's vote over transgender use of bathrooms.

Jury awards T.J. Simers $7.1 million from LA Times

simers-register-pic.jpg Wow. This caps an interesting day for the LA Times. When you go to trial, anything can happen.

Closing arguments in Simers suit against LA Times

Thumbnail image for simers-register-pic.jpg The six-week trial is wrapping up with the ask for damages dropping -- to just $12.3 million.

Top editor for LA News Group moving on

anastasi.jpg Michael Anastasi will become VP of news and executive editor for the Tennessean newspaper and the Tennessee Media Network.

Reporter objects to '60 Minutes' doing his heroin story

60-minutes-heroin-grab.jpg Sam Quinones is the author of "Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic." CBS didn't go for his pitches, then he saw "60 Minutes" last night.

Bill Dwyre first LA Times columnist to say he's going

bill-dwyre-fb.jpg Former sports editor announced to horse racing writers that he is retiring. Plus: Updates on the buyout and the T.J. Simers trial.

Columnist signs off: 'Keep reading your newspaper'

timm-herdt-fb.jpg Ventura County Star political columnist Timm Herdt, moving on after 31 years of Wednesday columns, pleads the case for print.

The women on the Clinton bus

hilary-clinton-press-corps.jpg At least 18 reporters on Hillary Clinton are women. "No one can remember a political press corps this heavily female," says Politico.

Stephen Glass pays back Harper's for 1998 story

stephen-glass.jpg He sends a check for $10,000 along with an apology.

Beutner gets an invitation to Columbia

columbia-beutner-invite.jpg Fired LA Times publisher Austin Beutner will speak on "the future of newspapers" a week from today at the Columbia Journalism School.

Judge admonishes Times managing editor in Simers trial

simers-register-pic.jpg Plus look who is on T.J. Simers' legal team: Stephen Glass.

Media notes for Wednesday

scott-shafer-kqed.jpg New politics editor at KQED. CJR cuts back print. Jean Sharley Taylor. And more.

Vin Scully 'resting comfortably' after medical procedure*

Thumbnail image for vin-scully-lifemag.jpg Scully will miss the postseason that begins Friday night. He "is looking forward to returning in 2016," the Dodgers said.

LA Times hires again, this time in Washington bureau

sarahdwire-twitter.jpg Sarah D. Wire, now the Washington presence of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, will cover the California delegation online.

In advance of buyouts, LA Times still hiring

Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for latimes-sign-sideview.jpg The Times added a new business writer, grabbing the managing editor of the LA Business Journal. Read the memo.

Bob Eubanks and Stephanie Edwards: our last Rose Parade

bob-eubanks-edwards.jpg They take to KTLA this morning to announce they are hanging up their microphones -- voluntarily. They go way back in LA broadcasting.

John Myers named Sacramento bureau chief for LA Times*

john-myers-twitter.jpg Read the memo: Myers is the California political and government editor at KQED in the Bay Area and a longtime Sacramento media hand.

Carla Marinucci to Politico from SF Chronicle

carla-marinucci-twitter.jpg She will launch the California Playbook, Politico's west coast edition of Mike Allen's Playbook. "Within weeks," Politico says.
No more Mr. Disguise guy
jonathan-gold-truck.jpgJonathan Gold drops his anonymity as documentary screens at Sundance. More
On becoming Zoey Tur
Zoey-lamag.jpgLos Angeles Magazine goes longform on the transition of the news helicopter pilot formerly known as Bob Tur. Read
Take our picture Gary Leonard
gary-crowd-at-lapl.jpg Gary Leonard photo of the audience at his Central Library conversation with Kevin Roderick. Bigger
Kushner spars with Larry Mantle
kushner-spitz-kppc.jpgDespite mandatory unpaid time off, newsroom buyouts and threat of layoffs, Register owner says "we are growing." Story
Tom Sherak, Hollywood leader was 68
tom-sherak-oscar-wife.jpgSherak 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 KCRW
kcrw-new-hires-walsh.jpgThe station staffs up for new Madeleine Brand show debuting in 2014. Details
Funny or Die does Nikki
deadline-parody-grab.jpgThe video strikes such the right tone that even Nikki Finke is enjoying it. Video inside.
Dorothy Lucey
dorothy_lucey_ftvlive.jpgFox 11 boss who said she made his eyes bleed? No longer employed. TV people
Tiler Peck
tiler-peck-robert-iris.jpgThe rising ballet dancer we spent time with last year gets into Vanity Fair with her now-fiance, Robert Fairchild. Read
Mick Farren, 69
mick-farren-citybeat.jpgThe lead singer of The Deviants and writer for the late LA Reader and CityBeat LA collapsed while performing in London. More
Michael Hastings memorial
michael-hastings-memorial-jg.jpgThe scene on Highland Avenue where journalist Michael Hastings died. Photo by Judy Graeme.
Jennifer Bjorklund
bjorklund-prescott-grab.jpgBack 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 nudes
nude-ernie-holzman-cafe.jpgPhotographer 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.
Zen Rabe

rabe-alexandria-hotel.jpgJohn Rabe, host of "Off-Ramp" on KPCC, checks out the walled-off mystery wing of the Alexandria Hotel on 5th Street in downtown.

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