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Posts Tagged ‘Peter Hong’

More Names of LAT Layoffs

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We’re getting more information about the layoffs announced today.

We’ve been told Tina Daunt is out at the LA Times. Peter Hong took a buyout. Calender writer, Diane Haithman and travel writer, Susan Spano have also been laid off.

There are more. We’ll post them as we get them. Sorry guys.

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Phil Spector Trial Takes Off /Dateline Producer Still on the Jury

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NBC Dateline producer Adam Gorfain has a front row seat for the legal shenanigans expected today when Phil Spector’s trial really gets going. But Gorfain’s not working the story, he’s a member of the jury, according to Eric Longabardi of ERSNews. Gorfain even admitted on his questionnaire that he’d been investigating the case and reading court documents for several months.

Longabardi didn’t get any comment from NBC. Gorfain’s done a number of stories involving DNA evidence, but more relevantly, he produced a jailhouse interview with a woman convicted in the Texas Cadet murder case.

FBLA thinks this is already sounding too much like the Robert Blake and O.J. Simpson trials. Where do the D.A.s go when they think? (Of course, defense lawyer Bruce Cutler already called one male DA “girly”.)

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Wapello Street Residents Respond to Their LAT Neighbor

hongshot.jpgLast month, LAT reporter Peter Hong wrote about interviewing the friendly neighborhood child molester.

We praised the piece for being balanced and brave. His neighbors have a different opinion. In an e-mail they sent us yesterday, Hong’s neighbors say Hong left out a few important points.

To wit:

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