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  • Ben Hoberman, Talk Radio Pioneer, Father of Biz Figures Thomas & David Hoberman, Dies at 91

    Ben Hoberman, a key figure in the rise of talk radio and former president of ABC Radio, died Saturday in Los Angeles. He was 91. Hoberman was the father of entertainment lawyer Thomas Hoberman and movie producer David Hoberman. Ben Hoberman became...
  • CBS beats expectations but first-quarter revenue falls 4%

    CBS beats expectations but first-quarter revenue falls 4%
    CBS Corp. turned in record first-quarter earnings, surpassing analysts' expectations. However, revenue slipped at the broadcasting giant. CBS had a tough comparison because the year-earlier period was boosted by CBS' broadcast of the Super Bowl, which...
  • Ben Hoberman dies at 91; former KABC manager pioneered all-talk radio

    Ben Hoberman dies at 91; former KABC manager pioneered all-talk radio
    When radio executive Ben Hoberman took over the operation of KABC radio in Los Angeles in 1960, the station's amiable fare included shows like Don McNeill's "Breakfast Club" with music and gentle comedy. Hoberman launched a new format. And in doing so,...
  • NPR picks L.A. media veteran Jarl Mohn as its new chief

     NPR picks L.A. media veteran Jarl Mohn as its new chief
    Pasadena public radio station KPCC-FM (89.3) grabbed the national spotlight with Friday's announcement that Jarl Mohn, the media industry veteran who ran E! Entertainment Television through most of the 1990s, will be National Public Radio's next president...
  • Preakness ticket sales running ahead of last year

    Preakness ticket sales running ahead of last year
    Ticket sales for Saturday's 139th Preakness are running ahead of last year, as the event's past success and star power of featured musical acts allow organizers to curtail advertising. With the spotlight on the Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome...
  • Ellicott City resident prepares to call Saturday's Preakness

    If you go the Preakness this weekend, odds are you'll recognize the voice calling the race. That's because the voice belongs to Dave Rodman, who has called the Preakness — and every other horse race at Baltimore's Pimlico Race Course, except...
  • Longtime L.A. Times Journalist John Horn Exits For KPCC Radio Hosting Gig

    Longtime Los Angeles Times film reporter John Horn is leaving the newspaper to host public radio station KPCC's upcoming arts and entertainment program. Horn has been the lead film writer at the L.A. Times since 2002 and regularly moderates live events...
  • Candidates seeking to replace Yaroslavsky criticize jail plan

    Candidates seeking to replace Yaroslavsky criticize jail plan
    Four major candidates seeking to replace Zev Yaroslavsky on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday criticized a recently approved $2-billion plan to rebuild the aging Men's Central Jail, saying the project should be changed. Former Santa...
  • Buffalo Bills, like Raiders and Bengals, hit with cheerleader lawsuit

    Buffalo Bills, like Raiders and Bengals, hit with cheerleader lawsuit
    They had to pass a “jiggle test.” They were instructed when to change their tampons and how to properly wash “intimate areas.” They were required to appear in bikinis at an annual golf tournament, where they were stuck in a...
  • Out of the Blue: A great year for radio

    A year ago, I stood in the KX93.5 broadcast booth with the honchos of the station, ruminating over the impact "the little station that could" had on the community. The three men came to Laguna to launch a nonprofit station with the dream of disrupting...
  • RedEye Rock 'n' Vote 2014 Top 10

    RedEye Rock 'n' Vote 2014 Top 10
    UPDATE: POLLS ARE NOW CLOSED. CHECK BACK WEDNESDAY TO FIND OUT WHO MADE THE ROCK 'N' VOTE TOP 4 AND WILL PLAY MAY 22 AT LINCOLN HALL. In the NBA and NHL, more than 50 percent of the teams make the playoffs. An all-time high of more than 200 artists...