Topic archives: la times

Catalano lawyers up … Falconio story ‘too detailed and graphic’ … Ginny Stein made redundant …

February 8, 2018

Former Domain CEO Antony Catalano has sent his former employer, Fairfax, a legal letter over claims published by The Australian Financial Review yesterday.

BBC consider pay cap for equality … the revolving door … ABC’s new schedule …

January 30, 2018 1

BBC managers are considering capping all full-time presenter salaries after pay inequalities between men and women at the broadcaster became public, after six male hosts said they would take pay cuts.

Harvey Weinstein’s army of spies … Disney recants LA Times ban … Fish food  fake news

Harvey Weinstein’s army of spies … Disney recants LA Times ban … Fish food fake news

November 8, 2017 2

In new revelations about Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, The New Yorker has reported on spies he used to contain allegations, including journalists.

Will enough people ever pay for journalism?

October 2, 2017 4

There's good news for the optimists, and good (bad?) news for the pessimists too.

Robot reporters do the jobs no human journo would want

June 26, 2017 1

So what will we need people for once they’ve coded the bots? Journalist and media-watcher Christopher Warren reports.

What to read this weekend: recommendations from the bunker

September 9, 2016

Does the left have a future? How does a doctor tell a mother her son is dead? And who planted drugs in the car of a friendly PTA mother? Here is what we're reading this weekend.

The takeover battle for Tribune Publishing

May 24, 2016

Who'll own the LA Times?

Media briefs: LA paper … killer correction … Pyne’s rate of nots …

Media briefs: LA paper … killer correction … Pyne’s rate of nots …

December 20, 2013

Amid all the doom and gloom of the newspaper industry (and there is plenty about), there is something of a Christmas miracle in Los Angeles: a new newspaper has been launched. Plus other media snippets.

When getting there is half the story

March 4, 2010

A LA Times journo explains his recent difficult trip -- from border crossings to cancelled planes and shut airports -- to report on the Chile earthquake, a disaster whose very nature makes travel a logistical nightmare.

Why I quit my job as a national newspaper editor to be a blogger

November 8, 2009

Why would any self-respecting journo leave their job as an editor at one of the US's largest national newspapers, the LA Times to work for media gossip site Gawker? To be part of the nation's "cultural conversation".

Closures, cuts and sales, Murdoch’s new reality

August 24, 2009

The pace of change is picking up at News Corp, with some significant cost cutting and other revenue enhancing decisions made, under way, or imminent.

Does this LA Times photo look fake to you?

July 29, 2009

Readers of the LA Times are constantly questioning the authenticity of seemingly impossible photos published in their newspaper. But the actual culprit is far simpler: a long lens.

The mouse, the rat and under-age drinking

July 31, 2007

The home of Mickey Mouse has learned that rats just don’t fit on wine labels. Over the last month Disney has seen its wholesome family image under attack by opponents of under age drinking.

Contractors keep the “Coalition of the Billing” running in Iraq

July 16, 2007

In a response to the tragic deaths of the two Australians in Iraq, Foreign Minister Downer’s spokesperson stressed the government’s travel warnings about the dangerousness of Iraq. But Downer’s Iraq mission would not be possible without the legion of contractors.