| Feb 23, 2014
| 9:20 PM
William F. Thomas, an editor who led The Times during an extraordinary period of expansion in the 1970s and 1980s, when the paper widened its reach nationally and abroad and became a showcase for literary journalism, has died. He was 89.
| Feb 9, 2014
| 5:38 PM
NEW YORK -- Scott Sternberg presented his fall and winter 2014 menswear collection in a SoHo storefront here Sunday, but his inspiration came from the West Coast -- the Los Angeles Times building in downtown Los Angeles, to be exact.
The inspiration: ...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 5:24 PM
WASHINGTON — Rep. Henry A. Waxman, after a 30-minute meeting with Tribune Co. Chief Executive Peter Liguori, said he still was concerned about the company's plans to spin off the Los Angeles Times and seven other newspapers into a separate unit....
| Feb 6, 2014
| 3:54 PM
SOCHI, Russia - From the gently rolling Black Sea to the jagged Caucasus Mountains, from gleaming modern stadiums to colorfully ancient Matryoshka dolls, the Sochi Olympics open Friday with every conceivable natural wonder except one.
There is a...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Tribune Co. announced it has completed the acquisition of Gracenote from Sony Corp. of America for $170 million in cash, a deal that fortifies Tribune's entertainment-metadata biz.
Gracenote will continue to operate from its headquarters in Emeryville,...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:29 PM
I wanted to applaud the amazing sports staff at the Daily Pilot.
I have been an avid reader of the Los Angeles Times and the Pilot for more than 35 years and particularly enjoy the local high school sports coverage. As a longtime player, parent of...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 1:43 PM
How's this for a creepy communication from your company management? Earlier this month -- and a few days after about 30 newsroom employees at the Orange County Register were laid off -- many of those who remained employed got an email informing them...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 7:39 AM
(The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a
columnist for Reuters.)
By Jack Shafer
Feb 13 (Reuters) - Neil Barsky, a former Wall Street money
manager, became the latest Medici of journalism this week when
he hired Bill Keller, former...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 2:43 PM
As long as this Chicago winter might feel, it's a mere blip compared with the ongoing movie awards season.
The Movie City News website runs a column called "20 Weeks to Oscar," which translates to about 38 percent of the year — yet if you count...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 7:00 AM
As a reporter, Erika Hayasaki covered disasters and American tragedies, but it wasn't until she took a college course on death that she began to understand the difference between the good and the bad way to end.
The class was called "Death in...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 6:41 PM
An ambitious bet on print journalism in Southern California was dealt a blow this week when the owner of the Orange County Register and Riverside Press-Enterprise laid off dozens of employees at the two papers.
The elimination of 71 employees, many of...