LAT In 90 Seconds

Protect the Journos: An LAT opinion piece says that while Georgie is still in the White House, “the Senate needs to follow the House in approving the Free Flow of Information Act by a veto-proof margin.”

R. Kelly Trial To Start: After six years of delays, the R. Kelly pornography trial is set to begin in Chicago on Friday. If convicted, the crooner could face 15 years in prison.

Studios Walk From Table: After three weeks of talks, negotiations between Hollywood studios and the Screen Actors Guild ended Tuesday, “fueling anxiety over the prospect of another strike.”