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L.A. Times: Hollywood’s ‘Legacy Movie Business Under Siege’

The Los Angles Times’ Ryan Faughnder reports that the traditional Hollywood film business faces several key challenges as a by-product of disruptive technology and changing distribution methods, resulting in a high level of executive turnover at the major studios as the industry attempts to adapt to evolving consumer tastes.

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L.A. Times Tracking Poll: Donald Trump Still Rising

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump continues to rise in the L.A. Times daily tracking poll, leading Hillary Clinton by 6.4 points. Trump has 47.4 percent while Clinton only has 41 percent. Trump has now matched his previous high in the

LACONIA, NH - SEPTEMBER 15: Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump works the rope line after speaking at Laconia Middle School September 15, 2016 in Laconia, New Hampshire. Trump is in a tight race with Hillary Clinton as the November election nears. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

L.A. Times Offers 0% Loan to Buy OC Register

After the Orange County Register filed an emergency bankruptcy at 1 a.m. on Sunday morning, Tribune Publishing, the owner of the Los Angeles Times, surprised a federal court hearing with $3 million zero rate interest loan to keep the Register and Riverside’s Press-Enterprise operating in what appears to be a move to gain monopoly control of SoCal newspaper publishing.

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L.A. Times: Voters ‘Believed’ They Were for Religious Liberty

The Los Angeles Times, reporting that Houston voters rejected a city ordinance Tuesday that would have expanded transgender access to public restrooms, said that the fight had been between between gay rights advocates and those “who believed they were defending religious liberty” (emphasis added).

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Mass Layoffs at SD-UT

San Diego Union-Tribune employees are suffering 178 layoffs this week resulting from May’s announced sale of the newspaper from Doug Manchester to multi-news outlet owner of the Los Angeles Times, Tribune Publishing.

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L.A. Times Defends Obama on ISIS; Polls Disagree

The Los Angeles Times published an editorial on Tuesday defending President Barack Obama’s policy of confronting ISIS (Islamic State) through “strategic patience” and rallied behind his long-held opposition to sending U.S. troops to the Middle East. However, most of America doesn’t agree.

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Sony Hack: Bizarre Emails Now Threaten Employees

It’s been more than a week since news broke that Sony Pictures Entertainment had fallen victim to a vicious cyber attack; now, the scandal has taken another turn.  The group allegedly behind the hack, the Guardians of Peace, sent emails to a

Sony Hack: Bizarre Emails Now Threaten Employees

L.A. 'Epicenter of Narco-dollar Money Laundering'

Early Wednesday morning, approximately 1,000 law enforcement officials raided Los Angeles businesses throughout the city’s Fashion District, resulting in nine arrests and what has now been determined to be over $100 million in cash seizures, according to Thom Mrozek, a

L.A. 'Epicenter of Narco-dollar Money Laundering'

L.A. Times Attacks Jerry Brown's Claims on Prison Reform

The Los Angeles Times reports that despite California Governor Jerry Brown crowing in early 2013, “The prison emergency is over in California,” prison costs have skyrocketed, the prisons are overflowing with criminals, and the overflow has prompted the state to

L.A. Times Attacks Jerry Brown's Claims on Prison Reform

Hollywood Playbook: Friday's Top 5 Stories

The United States Navy Loves Michael Bay’s ‘Last Ship’ Judging from this Los Angeles Times article, director Michael Bay’s longstanding and positive relationship with the American military is paying off in a large way for his new TNT series “The

Hollywood Playbook: Friday's Top 5 Stories

Hollywood Playbook: Tuesday's Top 5 News Items

Is “The Americans” Anti-American? In an earlier Playbook, one of the commenters asked if I thought the FX series “The Americans” was critical of America or an attempt to make the old Soviet Union look good in some way. First

Hollywood Playbook: Tuesday's Top 5 News Items

Hollywood Playbook: Monday's Top 5 News Items

Bieber Caught Using N-Word On Video; No, Celebs Don’t Have It Worse Today Over the weekend a five year-old video surfaced of a 15 year-old Justin Bieber telling a racist “Why don’t black people…” joke that contained the N-word. Bieber

Hollywood Playbook: Monday's Top 5 News Items

CA Minimum Wage Hike Would Hurt Workers' Purchasing Power

Despite evidence that big government policies have resulted in “internal devaluation,” California’s State Senate has approved a minimum wage hike that would cost California taxpayers an estimated $80 million plus over the next four years, and that’s just the start.

CA Minimum Wage Hike Would Hurt Workers' Purchasing Power