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November 29, 1992 | Jane Galbraith
Hollywood Reporter, Nov. 25, Page 17, Col. 1: "Letty Aronson, former vp of the Museum of Television and Radio in New York, has been named vp at New York-based Jean Doumanian Prods" . . . and eight more paragraphs that detail both Aronson's credentials and Doumanian's credits. Very straight, hot-off-the-press-release kinda stuff--unless you knew how to read between the lines.
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March 6, 2008 | From Times Wire Services
Nielsen Co. named new publishers for Billboard and the Hollywood Reporter, its entertainment industry publications, and a chief operating officer for its newly created entertainment group. Howard Appelbaum was appointed publisher of Billboard, the music industry publication, and Eric Mika was promoted to publisher of the Hollywood Reporter. Andrew Bilbao was named chief operating officer of the entertainment group.
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December 19, 1995 | SCOTT COLLINS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Hollywood Reporter, an entertainment industry trade newspaper, has fired a reporter after she filed a lawsuit against a major talent agency and TV network. Donna Balancia, a 3 1/2-year employee who worked under the byline Donna Parker, last week filed a breach of contract suit against International Creative Management, Capital Cities/ABC Inc., Brillstein/Grey Communications, producer Chris Thompson and agent Ari Emanuel over the ABC-TV series "The Naked Truth."
BUSINESS
August 28, 2007 | From Times Wire Services
The Hollywood Reporter plans to start a national edition to expand sales outside of California. The edition will be printed regionally for same-day delivery starting Nov. 2, the Los Angeles-based newspaper said. The national edition is part of a plan to increase readership in New York and on the East Coast, the paper said, and it will add staff in those areas.
BUSINESS
August 28, 2007 | From Times Wire Services
The Hollywood Reporter plans to start a national edition to expand sales outside of California. The edition will be printed regionally for same-day delivery starting Nov. 2, the Los Angeles-based newspaper said. The national edition is part of a plan to increase readership in New York and on the East Coast, the paper said, and it will add staff in those areas.
BUSINESS
March 6, 2008 | From Times Wire Services
Nielsen Co. named new publishers for Billboard and the Hollywood Reporter, its entertainment industry publications, and a chief operating officer for its newly created entertainment group. Howard Appelbaum was appointed publisher of Billboard, the music industry publication, and Eric Mika was promoted to publisher of the Hollywood Reporter. Andrew Bilbao was named chief operating officer of the entertainment group.
BUSINESS
November 1, 2001 | DAVID SHAW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
George Christy, the controversial, longtime party columnist for the Hollywood Reporter, resigned Wednesday, five months after he was suspended amid allegations of unethical behavior. Robert J. Dowling, editor in chief and publisher of the Reporter, and spokesmen for Christy and VNU Business Publications, the Reporter's parent company, said Christy's separation agreement prohibited them from discussing the terms of his departure.
NEWS
February 14, 2001 | DAVID SHAW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The stories tumble across the front pages of Daily Variety and the Hollywood Reporter one after another, day after day after day, like leaves on a windblown street. "Rocker Joe Walsh is in final negotiations to . . . " "Mel Gibson's Icon Prods. is getting close to a deal that will . . . " "Mike Myers and Bryan Singer are in negotiations to . . . " "Al Pacino is in talks to . . . " What's the rush?
BUSINESS
January 16, 1992 | KEVIN E. CULLINANE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the second recent make-over of an entertainment trade newspaper, the Hollywood Reporter on Wednesday published the first edition of a redesigned paper that it says reflects its evolution during the past three years. The daily Reporter has modified its type styles, layout and graphic design to include more photography and graphics and has expanded its international news coverage, said Robert J. Dowling, publisher and editor-in-chief.
BUSINESS
March 9, 2006 | From a Times Staff Writer
The Hollywood Reporter trade paper named Cynthia Littleton as its editor. Littleton succeeds Howard Burns, who was named editorial director of the publication, which is owned by Dutch media company VNU. Littleton joined the Reporter in 1999 as broadcast television editor, having worked at Daily Variety and Broadcasting & Cable. In a related move, Matthew King was named group vice president of content and audience for VNU Business Media's film and performing arts group.
BUSINESS
November 1, 2001 | DAVID SHAW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
George Christy, the controversial, longtime party columnist for the Hollywood Reporter, resigned Wednesday, five months after he was suspended amid allegations of unethical behavior. Robert J. Dowling, editor in chief and publisher of the Reporter, and spokesmen for Christy and VNU Business Publications, the Reporter's parent company, said Christy's separation agreement prohibited them from discussing the terms of his departure.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 8, 2001 | LORENZA MUNOZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In another embarrassment for Hollywood studio marketing efforts, ads for 20th Century Fox's "Moulin Rouge" attributed a positive comment about the film to the trade publication the Hollywood Reporter when the critic is actually employed by an online entertainment site. The ad, which ran in the New York Times last week, quoted reviewer Brent Roske as saying the musical was "nothing but pure magic," and identified Roske as a reviewer for the Reporter. In fact, he works for the Hollywood Register.
BUSINESS
May 26, 2001 | DAVID SHAW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Hollywood Reporter on Friday confirmed it is suspending indefinitely publication of "The Great Life" column written for the last 26 years by George Christy, now the subject of both an internal personnel investigation and an "audit inspection" by the pension and health plans of the Screen Actors Guild.
BUSINESS
May 3, 2001 | JEFF LEEDS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Hollywood Reporter is starting to look like one of those doomed film projects the trade paper sometimes covers: Marquee stars are bailing out, the actors union is raising a stink and negative buzz is building to a crescendo. The discord at the Reporter spilled into the national media when veteran labor writer David Robb resigned last week after management refused to publish his story about a Reporter colleague's relationship with certain movie producers.
BUSINESS
May 1, 2001 | From Reuters
The editor of the Hollywood Reporter entertainment trade newspaper resigned Monday, a week after her boss killed a story critical of the paper's veteran show business columnist, colleagues said. A spokeswoman for the newspaper confirmed the resignation of Editor Anita Busch. Busch declined to comment.
BUSINESS
May 3, 2001 | JEFF LEEDS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Hollywood Reporter is starting to look like one of those doomed film projects the trade paper sometimes covers: Marquee stars are bailing out, the actors union is raising a stink and negative buzz is building to a crescendo. The discord at the Reporter spilled into the national media when veteran labor writer David Robb resigned last week after management refused to publish his story about a Reporter colleague's relationship with certain movie producers.
BUSINESS
September 18, 2001 | DAVID SHAW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Hollywood Reporter named veteran staffer Howard Burns its new editor Monday, succeeding Anita Busch, who quit in protest April 30 in a controversy surrounding the paper's longtime party columnist. Burns, 42, has been with the Hollywood Reporter for 13 years in a number of positions and has served as acting editor since Busch's resignation. He said he wants to "freshen the paper and make it more diligent in reporting the business of making movies, television and music."
NEWS
February 14, 2001 | DAVID SHAW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The stories tumble across the front pages of Daily Variety and the Hollywood Reporter one after another, day after day after day, like leaves on a windblown street. "Rocker Joe Walsh is in final negotiations to . . . " "Mel Gibson's Icon Prods. is getting close to a deal that will . . . " "Mike Myers and Bryan Singer are in negotiations to . . . " "Al Pacino is in talks to . . . " What's the rush?
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