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The kind and curious legacy of Jonathan Gold

The kind and curious legacy of Jonathan Gold

Pulitzer Prize-winning food critic, Jonathan Gold, is being remembered as the heartbeat of Los Angeles. That's true, but his iconic work influenced a new wave of eaters, thinkers and writers all around the world.

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

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

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 …

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

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

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?

Will enough people ever pay for journalism?

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

Robot reporters do the jobs no human journo would want

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

What to read this weekend: recommendations from the bunker

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.

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

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

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

When getting there is half the story

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.