Diane Haithman

Reporter (Media and Entertainment)

Email: dhaithman@labusinessjournal.com
Phone: 323-549-5225 Extension: 230

Recent Stories

Voice Media Group Sells LA Weekly to Semanal Media

Voice Media Group has reached an agreement to sell its LA Weekly newspaper business to downtown-based Semanal Media, according to sources with knowledge of the deal. Terms of the sale were not disclosed.

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L.A. Location Filming Down 3.5 Percent in Third Quarter

On-location filming in Greater Los Angeles decreased 3.5 percent in the third quarter compared to the same period in 2016, according to a FilmL.A. report released today.

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Samsung Eyes Content, Leads $8.3 Million Round for Pluto TV

Pluto TV, a free internet television service, has raised another $8.3 million in a round led by Samsung Venture Investment Corp., the venture capital arm of Samsung Group.

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Billionaire Philanthropist Eli Broad Announces Retirement

L.A. civic leader and philanthropist Eli Broad announced Friday that he is retiring from the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation.

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New Times Execs Heavy on Digital Experience

MEDIA: Top editor drew mixed reviews on traffic growth at Forbes.com

Latest additions at L.A. Times.

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KING’S COUNSEL

Lawyer continues in service of pop superstar as estate executor

John Branca still serves the King of Pop as co-executor of Michael Jackson’s estate.

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L.A. Times Names New Editor-in-Chief, President

Lewis D’Vorkin has been named editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Times and Mickie Rosen has been named president of Los Angeles Times Media Group, the company announced Monday.

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Entertainment Weekly to Move to Los Angeles

Time Inc. said Wednesday it would relocate the headquarters of Entertainment Weekly to Los Angeles in March 2018.

Los Angeles Times Journalists Again Propose Union

Los Angeles Times newsroom employees have received a letter notifying them that Times journalists are seeking to form a union after months of organizing.

CAA Sports Acquires Barrett Sports Group, Launches CAA Icon

The CAA Sports division of Creative Artists Agency has acquired Barrett Sports Group, a boutique consulting firm that advises sports venues on strategy and valuation, and will merge it with its Icon Venue Group. The new division will be known as CAA Icon.

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