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Stuff We’ve Been Too Sick To Blog 3: ERS “Investigates” Breasts

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Our friends at ERS have their panties in a twist (well, someone’s panties, anyway) over the fact that we’ve ignored their great investigation (now in its second week) into the local broadcast “Babe Wars.”

Someone at the site is paying extra-special-close attention to the pulchritude of TV personalities at KCBS/KCAL (Sharon Tay) and KNBC (Elita Loresa — who used to write obits, of all things, for the Orange County Register).

We don’t know what all the fuss is about, but then, we have uteruses. And a nasty cold. So, we’ll let you check it out for your horny lil’ selves.

*(Oh, did we use the wrong picture? So sorry.)

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LA Times to ERS News: Cease and Desist/ERS News to LA Times: Make Your Reporters Stop Copying Us

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ERS News.com enjoys a good game of cat and mouse with the LA Times lawyer. The exchange is long, but very worthwhile, and it all started with a cease and desist demand.

First email from Karlene Goller, Vice President and Deputy General Counsel:

I am an attorney for the Los Angeles Times. Your website is currently displaying without authorization and without proper attribution or copyright notices copyrighted photographs and captions owned by the Los Angeles Times:http://www.ersnews.com/mayor_chick/Mayor_LATimes.htm

You do not have permission to post or display our copyrighted material and section 107 of the Copyright Act does not provide you any defense to posting the photographs and captions without our permission. Together with the Washington Post, we successfully litigated that issue years ago in federal court.

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News You Don’t Want To Miss: Tuesday Roundup

roundup.jpgSome interesting tidbits from our favorite local blogs:

ERS: NBC Dateline producer to serve on the jury in the televised Phil Spector murder trial.

LA Observed: Armenian Genocide Dispute Erupts At LAT

Santa Barbara Independent (We know we’re two days late to this one, but we have strep throat): Former Santa Barbara News-Press editor Jerry Roberts angrily denounced the cowardly — and gross — front-page NP article that suggested he downloaded child porn. What that Wendy McCaw(ful) won’t think of next.