Diane Haithman

Reporter (Media and Entertainment)

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

Recent Stories

LA Weekly Interim Editor Suspended for Offensive Tweets

Less than a week after being named LA Weekly’s interim editor, Hillel Aron has been suspended for prior offensive tweets including posts about race, sexual orientation and body weight.

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Mob Scene Makes Senior Exec Promotions

Mid-Wilshire entertainment industry marketing agency Mob Scene announced two senior level promotions Monday.

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Beleaguered LA Weekly Names Staffer as Interim Editor

In the midst of a social media-fueled protest and boycott targeting LA Weekly’s controversial new ownership, the publication has named staff writer Hillel Aron as interim editor.

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Camerata Pacifica Receives Largest-Ever Gift, Windfall from Music Sale

Camerata Pacifica chamber orchestra has announced a $1.25 million bequest from Santa Barbara resident Bernard Gondos, a pathologist, amateur violinist and longtime Camerata supporter who died in January.

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T Group Productions Acquires Big Boots Studios, Launches Digital Studio

T Group Productions will acquire digital house Big Boots Studios, the companies have announced.

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Full Bloom

John Tabis | Bouqs Co.

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LA Weekly Vs. New Alternative

MEDIA: Social media blitz aims to oust new owners

Social media boycott spells trouble for new owners of L.A. Weekly; leads to event cancellation.

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Deck The Malls

Brick-and-mortar crowds dwindle, but Santa still draws an audience

Holidays, Santas and customers’ preference for real beards help bring feet to retail centers.

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LA Weekly Sips & Sweets Fest Canceled Amid Boycott Campaign

LA Weekly’s Sips & Sweets Festival, scheduled for Thursday at the Petersen Automotive Museum, was canceled abruptly as a boycott campaign targeting the publication’s new owners spread.

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LA Weekly Sponsors, Advertisers Pull Out Amid Boycott Campaign

In the wake of last week’s mass layoffs at LA Weekly by its new owner, a boycott campaign spreading over social media has businesses pulling ads and removing themselves from the sponsor list for an upcoming LA Weekly event.

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