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  • Journalist freed after behind-the-scenes negotiations

    The first phone call jolted the modest Redondo Beach town house in the middle of the night. Many others like it would follow, for nearly three years. The voices on the other end of the line would vary, but all were insistent — turn over millions...
  • Times website wins Online News Assn.'s General Excellence award

    Times website wins Online News Assn.'s General Excellence award
    The Los Angeles Times was honored Saturday by the Online News Assn. for General Excellence, taking home the top award for large news websites. The Times was also a finalist for the association's Knight Foundation Award for Public Service for its...
  • Eric Holder's mixed legacy

    Eric Holder's mixed legacy
    Departing Attorney General Eric Holder deserves cheers for his stance on civil rights, but bemused jeers for his assaults on civil liberties. Holder may well be remembered as a leading advocate for both human rights and for the advancement of government...
  • George M. Thomas: ESPN looks weak in wake of Simmons suspension

    Bill Simmons dared his bosses at ESPN to drop the hammer on him and they obliged. Three weeks is the length of the suspension. No writing and editing on his ESPN brand name website Grantland.com and no tweeting. Simmons is being sent to his virtual room...
  • Film Review: 'Kill the Messenger'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Though he has four theatrical features under his belt, director Michael Cuesta is perhaps best known for his work on TV series "Homeland" and "Six Feet Under," and perhaps the worst one can say about his new feature, "Kill...
  • Somali pirates release Southern California surf journalist after 3 years

    A noted travel and surf journalist who was captured and held captive by Somali pirates for nearly three years has been released and now is undergoing medical evaluation. Michael Scott Moore, who has roots in the South Bay and is considered an...
  • Rio Film Festival: Luminaries Light Up RioMarket

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Participation in Rio Festival's RioMarket looks set to improve on last year's numbers, according to festival co-director Walkiria Barbosa. Among the many luminaries set to attend and conduct seminars and talk on panels are...
  • 6 killed in gunfight in Somalia over claimed ransom payment for German-U.S. journalist

    Six people were killed in central Somalia in a gunfight over a supposed ransom payment tied to the release this week of a German-U.S. journalist held hostage in Somalia for more than two years, police said on Thursday. The journalist, Michael Scott...
  • Review: 'The News Sorority' by Sheila Weller

    Review: 'The News Sorority' by Sheila Weller
    There's not a whole lot of sisterhood on display in the pages of "The News Sorority," Sheila Weller's exhaustive — and somewhat exhausting — chronicle of the careers of broadcast superstars Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric and Christiane Amanpour....
  • ABC's 'Nightline' Sees New Life After Midnight, Takes Aim at Vice Media Demo

    Wee-hours TV can be pretty predictable. You've got umpteen reruns, a handful of old movies, a lot of direct-response ads and Craig Ferguson on CBS and Seth Meyers on NBC. Over at ABC, you never know what you're going to get. One night, Mariana Van...
  • Drone strike kills suspected militants in Pakistan, officials say

    BANNU Pakistan (Reuters) - A U.S. drone strike killed at least five suspected militants near the Afghan border in northwestern Pakistan on Wednesday, intelligence officials said, amid a rise in such attacks since after the military announced an anti-...