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.
Freedom Communications on Monday announced that it will launch its daily newspaper in Los Angeles next month.
Publicist Nicole Wool’s trip to the Sochi Olympics wasn’t just about the athlete she was there to represent – U.S. Olympic women’s halfpipe skier Angeli Vanlaanen – but also the one who never made it there.
PUBLISHING: Source Interlink aims to rev up online interest and ad revenue for its car enthusiast magazines.
A new CEO looks to steer Source Interlink’s car magazines into a bigger presence on the Web.
HEALTH CARE: RadNet’s shares rise after company beats analyst expectations.
Imaging company RadNet looks good to investors after a healthy fourth quarter.
FILM: Olmos Kontakto aims to tap growing audience with first movie, ‘Asher.’
As the audience for Latino entertainment grows, two Hollywood managers with Latino clients have joined forces to make a bigger impact in the film industry and are preparing to go into production on their first movie.
EVENTS: Multiplying comic cons spar for world domination.
EVENTS: Wizard World hopes celebrities can continue to work their magic and boost interest in its comic cons.
film: DreamWorks shares dip over ‘Mr. Peabody’s’ appeal.
FILM – DreamWorks shares fall as investors worry today’s kids won’t make time for its “Mr. Sherman & Peabody” movie.
Hyginex’s wristbands keep track of wearer’s hand-washing.
HEALTH CARE – Hyginex looks to clean up at hospitals and eateries with its wristbands that track users’ hand-washing.
Theater critic debuts review site to fill void in L.A.
LA Weekly critic acts to revive local theater reviews with new website Stage Raw.
Two Los Angeles assemblymen on Wednesday introduced a bill to ramp up California’s efforts to hold onto film and TV production.