Diane Haithman

Reporter (Media and Entertainment)

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

Recent Stories

Snap and Time Warner Sign $100 Million Content Deal

Snap Inc. and Time Warner Inc. announced a global partnership to develop made-for-Snap shows over the next two years. The deal, reportedly valued at $100 million, will include both entertainment and advertising content.

Boot Maker’s Shop Rides Heroes’ Capes

Duran’s Dance Shoes has leg up with comic-book fans willing to pay to top off their costumes.

Duran’s Dance Shoes’ leather boots are a hit with superhero fans looking to punch up their costumes.

Studios Get More Real Casting Disabled Actors

ENTERTAINMENT: Rise in streamed content plays part in increased opportunities.

Disabled actors see their Hollywood role expand as productions pursue authenticity.

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20 in their 20s: James Shani

From a 22-year-old manager of e-sports teams to a 92-year-old manufacturing executive, the Business Journal spotlights some of the working world’s newcomers and old hands.

20 in their 20s: Erika Jensen

From a 22-year-old manager of e-sports teams to a 92-year-old manufacturing executive, the Business Journal spotlights some of the working world’s newcomers and old hands.

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One-Time D.C. Player Still Has L.A. Roles to Fill

KAW: Mickey Kantor splits time among Mayer Brown clients, efforts for nonprofits.

Mickey Kantor, a Cabinet member for President Clinton, makes a case for an ascendant Los Angeles.

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Firms Look to Connect With Augmented Reality

TECHNOLOGY: Supporters cite Pokémon Go craze as strength in face of VR buzz.

Some firms see an advantage in augmented reality versus hardware-heavy virtual reality.

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Classic Game Shows Still Making Play for Viewers

TV: Deals for ‘Jeopardy,’ ‘Wheel of Fortune’ to keep programs on through 2020.

Newly renewed “Jeopardy” and “Wheel of Fortune” still deliver big audiences for their producer.

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English Presence Speaks to Producer

Gunpowder & Sky trains sights on digital future by opening first overseas office in London.

Digital content studio Gunpowder & Sky is accelerating its global activities with the launch of an international headquarters in London.

Former Internet Executive Remains Linked to Social Causes

Internet pioneer David Bohnett remains connected to social justice and philanthropic causes.

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