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Posts Tagged ‘John Glionna’

LA Times Hires New Healthcare Reporter, Shuffles Staff

Last week, while we were apparently busy doing our pre-Valentine’s Day stretching regimen, the LA Times announced a series of hires and staff moves. First, Chad Terhune joined the paper as its newest healthcare reporter. Terhune’s most recent gigs were at Businessweek and SmartMoney; he also spent nearly a decade at the Wall Street Journal covering healthcare, among other beats.

The Times announced some major internal moves as well. First, David Meeks has been named the new assistant political editor for online. Meeks has been with the Washington Bureau since 2010. His new job will bring him to LA in the spring.

Seoul bureau chief John Glionna is coming back to America to become the new Las Vegas Bureau chief. He takes over for Ashley Powers who will now be on the LA civil courts beat.

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John Glionna Banned For Life For His Column

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John Glionna story about the infamous grocery store Berkeley Bowl was only funny if you’re not the owner…or some of the uptight wackos that frequent there. (You can’t scare us – we’ve covered Silver Lake land disputes). Glionna has announced that he has been banned for life for the tone of his piece. He writes:

Owner Glenn Yasuda called to complain about the story’s tone, especially the portrayal of the management’s tough line on food samplers.

The upshot, he told me: I’ve been banned from the Berkeley Bowl. For life.

Yeah all those free loving hippies really dig their rules. We’d congratulate John for bucking the system and stirring things up with his investigative journalism, but pissing people off in Berkeley these days…low lying fruit.

LAT In 90 Seconds

40058221-16150820.jpgMo’bit: A quick blog post yesterday told LAT readers about Stan Winston‘s demise, giving the paper more time to complete a longer, more thoughtful obituary for the legendary special effects wizard filled with deeper insights and information — like quotes from the Orange County Register.

40060171-16161318.jpgCalifornia Adventure? According to Dawn Chmielewski, “Walt Disney Imagineering melded the interactive elements of a video game with the kind of immersive 3-D experience of an amusement park to create Toy Story Midway Mania, a ride opening today at Disney’s California Adventure park in Anaheim.” We can see it now, frazzled parents screaming at their kids to put down their damn Game Boys so they can, um, play a video game.

40050784-16114244-200118.jpgGay-A-Palooza: The first gay marriages in the state inspire SWAT-team like coverage, with Tony Perry And Tami Abdollah covering a Marine’s wedding in San Diego, Carla Hall reporting from Beverly Hills, John Glionna filing from San Francisco, Bruce Wallace reporting from Tokyo, Duke Helfand, Jessica Garrison, Jean-Paul Renaud, Rich Connell, Sandy Banks, Dana Parsons reporting from L..A and Orange County. (Former LAT reporter Jean Pasco even got into the act, being quoted as the current Orange County recorder spokeswoman.)

LAT In 90 Seconds

36893205.jpgAnthony Minghella Dies: The Oscar-winning director of The English Patient, The Talented Mr. Ripley and Cold Mountain was 54.

36893849-18100145.jpgHitting The Nail On Its Ugly Head: Jonah Goldberg explains why Barack Obama hasn’t done enough to bring true unity to his campaign.

36878534-17210852.jpgIs There An Editor In The House? Note to the Page One editors: We (Heart) John Glionna, but not every story he pitches needs to be a Column One.

LA Times Notes Haight-Asbury, Not In-House Author

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John Glionna, an LA Times writer who wrote the book on style, or rather an essay on same for Bob Baker’s Newsthinking, revisits Haight-Asbury, 40 years on.

Of course, the Times has an actual in-house expert, Charles Perry, whose Haight-Asbury: A History is back in print. Perry’s been approached by the Today Show to do a tour of the neighborhood.

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