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Posts Tagged ‘Maria La Ganga’

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34186596.jpgSouth Central Days: Reporter John Mitchell makes much of the art-kinda-sorta-imitating-life aspect of this tale about a gang member who made a film about his violent demise. But we’re much more fascinated by the fact that the former thug, Marquis Calhoun, got an audience Frank Biondi, former head of Universal Studios and Viacom. His freshman effort isn’t breathtaking, but you might want to remember his name.

lpsheriff.jpegDeath By Internet? Reporter Maria La Ganga offers a look at what might be the first murder of someone based on his Megan’s Law listing. Michael A. Dodele, a sex offender whose profile intimated (erroneously) that he was a child molester was stabbed to death. A neighbor, a father of a young boy who had been molested in the past, is being held in connection with the killing. This might be the worst outcome of one person Googling another that we’ve ever heard.

34080634-05135554.jpg“Golden” and Gloating: Reporter Josh Friedman got to boast today about being right on Friday.

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Mirthala Salinas on Leave, Telemundo To Investigate/Did Villaraigosa Fly Her?

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Mirthala Salinas, the Telemundo newscaster and power-dater, has been placed on leave, pending an internal investigation.

What’s to investigate? Is there a shortage of Journalism 101 textbooks?

Telemundo has her statement that Babelfish renders as

I am going to cooperate with the station and esteem its commitment to carry out a complete revision of this situation. I trust that when all the aspects are analyzed, it will be clear that I behaved appropriately.

Salinas might want to give former FOX sports reporter Carolyn Hughes a call.

Mickey Kaus sees ratings gold for a Salinas special. Is Jessica Alba available?

The LA Times sends Sam Quinones and Maria La Ganga to Boyle Heights to get the locals’ reax.

Daniel Guss points out the changes at the official website–photos of the wife and kids replaced by Bill Clinton and Magic Johnson–sends the wrong message.

Mayor Sam–not to be held up by verification–speculates about another girl friend, and Salinas’ previous married boyfriends.

In the meanwhile, here’s a brain-teaser.

Remember when Villaraigosa went to Rosa Parks’ funeral, on the Ameriquest corporate jet?

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