LAT: Mary MacVean Moves To Features

Mary MacVean, web deputy and editor of the LAT Homeroom blog, has been moved to features as a staff writer specializing in food. A memo from Asst. Managing Editor/Features Alice […]

Turkish Mayor Sues Warner Bros.

The mayor of Batman, Turkey, is suing Christopher Nolan and Warner Bros., accusing The Dark Knight producers of using the city’s name without permission. According to Variety: “The mayor is […]

New Radio Show Finds Men Delicious

Listeners to may have noticed a sassy new voice on the airwaves this weekend. Erin Muir, writer, actress, astrologer, former burlesque dancer, former opera singer… (the list goes on. […]

New AP Style

For anybody scheduled to take copy-editing test soon, listen up: The Associated Press has adopted a new (though it doesn’t seem new) rule regarding heads of state. The Associated Press […]

SAT Prep Book By Emmy-Nominated Comedian

Know someone who wants to ace the SAT but doesn’t give a damn when the third train carrying the iguanas will arrive at the station? Then put your faith — […]

Zell Doesn’t Want LAT “People” In Charge

Word last week that Cissy Baker was named to the new position of vice president of the Washington News Bureau of the Tribune Co. got us wondering, who the hell […]

LAT In 90 Seconds

Regrets: Norah Vincent writes a moving account of her regret over not voting this year. Most impressive part of her Op-Ed? She uses the word “doctrinaire” twice. TWICE, people! Conspicuous […]

People Magazine To Cut LA Jobs

Per LA Observed: Staffers at People’s LA office are being asked to volunteer to be bought out before someone else makes the decision for them. Here’s the letter the aptly […]

Make-A-Wish Season of Wishes Kicks Off!

The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Los Angeles kicked off the 2008 A Season of Wishes holiday campaign this weekend at Westfield Topanga.

Orange County Register Front Page Put In Museum

Orange County Register EIC Ken Brusic let his troops know that the paper’s Nov. 5 front page was selected to be one of 25 (out of 700 submitted) for inclusion […]