February 14, 2010 |
On last month's premiere episode of MTV's "My Life as Liz" (10:30 p.m. Mondays), Liz Lee, the show's misfit protagonist, is assigned by her Burleson High School broadcast journalism teacher to complete a profile of golden girl Taylor Terry, an anchor of the school's news program. Eyes are rolled. At one point while filming Taylor, Liz threatens to vomit. Détente is eventually reached, with Taylor opening up to Liz about her inner life, and Liz taking Taylor shopping for vintage clothes.
February 28, 1991
Times sports columnist Jim Murray has been named best sportswriter in the Washington Journalism Review's seventh annual "Best in the Business" readers' poll. Murray, who won a Pulitzer Prize last year, was selected along with winners in 13 other print and broadcast journalism categories.
July 9, 1987
Suzzane Goodlow, who has completed a year of broadcast journalism studies at West Los Angeles College, has been elected student representative to the Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustees. An honor student with a 3.5 grade-point average, she will serve as a district student trustee through June, 1988. Goodlow works as a tutor for the school's Extended Opportunity Program and Services.
May 25, 1991
Regarding Howard Rosenberg's column "A Parade of TV Praise for Gulf Warriors, War" (May 21): I too was less than pleased with the fanatical coverage of our "professional" newscasters. What has happened to the respect and dignity of broadcast journalism? And would somebody please explain to me what possible benefit impressionable young children can gain by viewing the glorification of our military's lethal hardware? So much for promoting intelligence. DAVID PENA SILVA Hollywood
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 29, 2002 |
Ed Bliss, a former CBS writer and editor who worked with such luminaries as Edward R. Murrow and Walter Cronkite and later founded the broadcast journalism program at American University, has died. He was 90. Bliss died Monday of a respiratory disorder at a hospital in Alexandria, Va.
March 8, 1993
The Joseph M. Quinn Memorial Award will be presented to KCAL-TV anchorman Jerry Dunphy at the Greater Los Angeles Press Club's annual Journalism Awards banquet on March 25. The award, the press club's highest honor, recognizes an entire career of distinction in journalism. The banquet will be held at USC's Town & Gown, when winners of this competition will be honored for excellence in print and broadcast journalism as well as in public relations.