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A Star is Born... at the LA Opera!

Jay Weston | Posted 05.12.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

She sang her heart out with peerless ringing tones and mixed with the ensemble as if she had often performed with them. At the conclusion, she received a standing ovation which lasted for all of five minutes from the normally jaded audience. A triumph, indeed.

LA Times, Chicago Tribune Reportedly Up For Sale

Reuters | Posted 04.28.2013 | Media

By Nadia Damouni and Jennifer Saba Feb 26 (Reuters) - Tribune Co has hired investment banks Evercore Partners and J.P. Morgan to asses...

Academy Awards: Voting Snobs and Oscar Snubs

David Aronchick | Posted 04.24.2013 | Entertainment
David Aronchick

Look at the history of the award for Best Picture. It is littered with bad choices that get more and more glaring over time as the titles that lost rise in popularity and prominence over those that won.

What's Happened to the Los Angeles Times: The Thinning of America's Dailies

Michael Russnow | Posted 04.21.2013 | Media
Michael Russnow

Newspapers aren't even going the way of airlines, nickel and diming us for what we came to expect. They've simply eliminated a lot of the content from what we're paying for or making us spend time hunting online for stuff which was once right in front of us.

Immigration Reform Prevents Employer Abuse

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 04.06.2013 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

President Obama has proposed new legislation that would provide a path to citizenship and further secure the boarders, but, critically, it would also crack down on companies that lure undocumented workers into the country by illegally hiring them.

BuyPartisan Consensus: ExxonMobil Donates $260,000 to Obama Inauguration

Steve Horn | Posted 03.23.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

Critics say it's more of the same out of an Obama Administration that in the first term had a cozy relationship with corporate patrons.

Anna Almendrala

How The LA Times Got It Wrong On Undocumented Drivers | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.17.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Unlicensed drivers are almost three times more likely to cause a fatal car crash than licensed drivers, reveals a report by the Califor...

AT&T's $14 Billion 'Bribe' or How the Media Got It Wrong

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 01.28.2013 | Technology
Bruce Kushnick

On Nov. 7, 2012, AT&T announced that it would be spending $14 billion to upgrade their wireless and wireline networks. And yet, in fact, AT&T is only ...

Who Will Buy The LA Times?

Orange County Register | Mary Ann Milbourn | Posted 01.17.2013 | Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Times and its owner, Tribune Co., moved a step closer this week toward ending a four-year bankruptcy, raising the prospect of a media ...

SHOCKER! Colleges Student Pregame Before Going To Bars & Keggers!

Posted 11.16.2012 | College

Last week, the Los Angeles Times discovered college students pre-game -- or as they called it, "pre-funking" -- before going out on weekends. They ...

Michael Calderone

Who Will Run The Wall Street Journal? | Michael Calderone | Posted 10.23.2012 | Media

NEW YORK – The Wall Street Journal can be considered an accurate source for information about the top editor of the Wall Street Journal. So when ...

News Corp Denies Reports Of Interest In 2 Major Newspapers

Reuters | Posted 12.20.2012 | Media

Oct 20 (Reuters) - News Corp said on Saturday reports that it is in discussions with Tribune Co or the Los Angeles Times are "wholly inaccurate." ...

SNL: Is Jason Staying Or Leaving?

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 08.09.2012 | Comedy

The L.A. Times ran a story Thursday morning about Jason Sudeikis' future at "Saturday Night Live," and even with the premiere of the NBC sketch show o...

The LA Times Gets Punked

2012-08-02-Screenshot20120802at3.59.31PM.png | Posted 08.02.2012 | Los Angeles

Story comes courtesy of SF Weekly By Chris Roberts If only the War on Drugs has extended to all drugs -- including the makers of Viagra, Xanax, ...

Tribune Co. To Emerge From Bankruptcy

Reuters | Posted 09.14.2012 | Media

* Judge to confirm 4th amended plan once revisions made * Judge overrules Aurelius, other creditors' objections * Chicag...

Meet the Reporter Put on Leave After Refusing to Remove Personal Facebook Post (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 08.21.2012 | Media
Shira Lazar

Journalist Barrett Tryon posted a Los Angeles Times story -- about how the newspaper that he worked for was being sold -- on his personal Facebook page. His employer asked him to take it down and after refusing to do so, he was put on unpaid leave.

PHOTOS: Our Favorite LA Times Magazine Covers

The Huffington Post | Sasha Bronner | Posted 05.20.2012 | Los Angeles

It's no shock to anyone that the print world is suffering drastically, and the Los Angeles Times' iconic Sunday magazine is just the latest publicatio...

Sitting Judgment on Our Troops: Photo Controversies and the Media

Andrew Lubin | Posted 06.26.2012 | Media
Andrew Lubin

But in today's highly politicized world the newspapers can't win: If they publish, they're called anti-American defeatists, yet if they don't publish they're complicit in a cover-up and tools of the Pentagon.

PHOTOS: Highlights Of L.A. Times Book Festival

Zoë Triska | Posted 04.24.2012 | Books

This was our first year at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, and it was long overdue. There was so much to see, experience, and read. Famou...

Who Has the Buying Power? Women, of course

Caren Osten Gerszberg | Posted 06.19.2012 | Women
Caren Osten Gerszberg

Next time you find yourself out to dinner and the waiter hands your man the wine list, show him who's really boss.

Local Couple Teaches You How to Paint Your Ancestors... and Relax!

Jay Weston | Posted 06.11.2012 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Friends of mine, a lovely talented couple who teach Angelinos to paint, say that anyone can learn to paint... and it will provide a deep, satisfying emotional release which will flow over into your everyday life.

PAY UP: LA Times Announces Online Paywall

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 02.24.2012 | Los Angeles

Would you pay to read the Los Angeles Times online? The paper announced Friday that it will charge for digital access starting Mar. 5. Here's how ...

Los Angeles Times Makes Major Announcement

The Los Angeles Times | Posted 04.25.2012 | Media

The Los Angeles Times will begin charging readers for access to its online news, joining a growing roster of major news organizations looking for a wa...

Jumping Ship! Gold To Leave L.A. Weekly

Posted 02.21.2012 | Los Angeles

Jonathan Gold is jumping ship! The Pulitzer-prize winning food critic is leaving his long time home at LA Weekly for a new gig at the Los Angeles Time...


Peter Mehlman | Posted 04.08.2012 | Comedy
Peter Mehlman

Blank is the story of Eugene Brusca, a man who had absolutely no opinions on anything, yet became an overnight sensation as a columnist for the Los Angeles Times.