Matthew Blake

Reporter (Media and Entertainment)

Email: mblake@labusinessjournal.com
Phone: 323-549-5225

Recent Stories

Disney Plans to Lay Off 130 More Workers

Walt Disney Co. is set to lay off 130 more employees in the wake of its purchase of Fox assets.

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LASED Announces First Tenants, Inaugural Taylor Swift Concert

The Los Angeles Stadium & Entertainment District announced Sept. 17 the first three tenants for its Inglewood complex set to host the Los Angeles Rams and Chargers football games.

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Writers Guild Incumbents Cruise to Victory

Writers Guild of America West members reelect David Goodman as president, a vote of confidence in the union’s battle against talent agencies.

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FastPay Makes Big Media Bet

FINANCE: AIG provides $80M infusion for lending push

FastPay Partners to ramp up loans.

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A Turbulent Week for WarnerMedia

Company secures Abrams amid shareholder unrest

Company secures Abrams amid shareholder unrest

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Investment Group Buys Beverly Hills Courier from Meehan Trust

New owners of the Beverly Hills Courier, the 54-year-old self-described newspaper of record for Beverly Hills, plan to expand.

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Lawyer Up

Neville Johnson stares down entertainment’s power players

Entertainment lawyer Neville Johnson talks Netflix, how musicians make money and Richard Simmons.

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Legal Battle for Echo Fox

Judge says investors may be able to act against Fox

Judge says investors may be able to act against Fox

AEG Extends Contract to Host Emmys

LA Live’s Microsoft Theater will host the Emmy Awards through at least 2022, according to a Sept. 3 announcement by Anschutz Entertainment Group Inc.

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CAA Scores for Athletes

SPORTS: Agency sets pace through off-the-court deals

Century City-based Creative Artists Agency is dominating the business of representing athletes.

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