Los Angeles Business Journal

Jonathan Polakoff covers the media and entertainment industries for the Los Angeles Business Journal. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California.

She can be reached at 323-549-5225, ext. 228, or by email: jpolakoff @labusinessjournal.com.

Recent Stories

Hitting Brakes to Go Forward

Vycon sets up kinetic energy storage system at subway station.

Vycon hopes its kinetic energy storage system gets on a roll from installation at a subway station.

Dodgers Still Not Reaching Base

TV: Carriers say high price of channel will lose customers.

Time Warner Cable may have dropped the ball in its plan for other carriers to pick up its new Dodgers channel.

Carriers Say Price of Dodger Channel Will Drive Away Customers

After doing the math, pay-TV providers appear to be sticking to their story that carrying the all-Los Angeles Dodgers channel SportsNet LA on Time Warner Cable’s terms doesn’t pencil out.

Answer Just a Stone’s Throw Away

Daniel Singer is the 14-year-old creator of Backchat, an anonymous messaging application.

Padding Mattress Sales

Spanish ads pull in Hispanic customers.

Sit n’ Sleep says it’s now freeeeeee in recovering economy to launch a Hispanic ad campaign.

L.A. Newspaper Group Could Be Heading for Sale

PUBLISHING: Lang parent Digital First reportedly looking to cut costs.

Is the Los Angeles News Group about to go on the market as part of its parent company’s sale?

News Maker Looks to Tell Its Stories in Silicon Beach

MEDIA: New York’s RNN opens L.A. outpost to land new media customers.

New York news producer looks to channel content to new media businesses.

Additional Stock Float Sinking Fashion Company

CLOTHING: Price plunges after American Apparel’s dilutive share offering.

American Apparel stitches together a stock offering as company appears to hang by a thread.

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Hat in Ring

Former TV exec weighs into boxing promotion

Former TV syndication exec Michael King looks to ring up dollars and TV deals as a boxing promoter.

RealD Expands Reach in China

RealD Inc. announced Monday it is expanding its relationship with the largest theater chain in China, Wanda Cinema Line Corp.

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