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EXCLUSIVE: Richard Rushfield Out at BuzzFeed

If you look at the masthead for BuzzFeed Entertainment, there’s a rather conspicuous name missing. That’s because LA bureau chief Richard Rushfield is no longer part of the operation.

“Indeed, I have parted ways from BuzzFeed,” Rushfield told FishbowlLA via email Saturday night after a long day at Anaheim’s WonderCon. “Wasn’t the right fit in the end, but I wish them all the best.”

The exit comes exactly five months after Rushfield joined BuzzFeed last fall to launch a west coast bureau. He leaves behind chief correspondent Kate Aurthur, senior film reporter Adam B. Vary, reporter Tessa Stuart, correspondent-at-large Michael Hastings and associate editors Louis Peitzman and Erin La Rosa.

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Boston Talk Show Comes to LA Public Access

The home page for The Steve Katsos Show playfully proclaims, “Welcome to the Minor Leagues of Late Night Television!”

Be that as it may, this weekly Tuesday night half-hour is now available on TV locally via public access channel LA36. The first program broadcast under this new umbrella featured former Massachusetts Governor and Presidential candidate Michael Dukakis (pictured).

Katsos tapes the show each week from the Boston suburb of Arlington. Since launching in April of 2009, he has managed to expand into a total of ten different countries.

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