January 17, 1996
Entertainment editors and journalists from the Los Angeles Times, Entertainment Weekly, Premiere, US, Variety, Hollywood Reporter and Live! magazine will speak Monday at "Trends in Entertainment Reporting," a panel discussion at the Beverly Hills Country Club. Participants in the 7 p.m. session include Times Deputy Calendar Editor Sherry Stern, freelance writer Richard Natale, Entertainment Weekly L.A.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 23, 2013 |
"Girls Gone Wild" founder Joe Francis has apologized for saying the Los Angeles jury that convicted him this month "should all be lined up and shot. " In a 259-word statement issued early Thursday, Francis said his comments to the Hollywood Reporter "were hurtful and do not reflect my true feelings. " "I am truly, truly sorry," he said. "I hope everyone will understand I was not being serious and that I fully and deeply apologize for my remarks. " As Show Tracker reported Wednesday, the 40-year-old criticized the jurors who found him guilty of imprisoning three women at his Bel-Air home.
January 15, 1994 |
The parent company of the Hollywood Reporter, Billboard magazine and Adweek has been sold for $220 million cash to a Dutch publishing giant, the parties announced Friday. Netherlands-based VNU plans to buy BPI Communications, a joint venture whose partners include the New York Times Co. and the investment group Boston Ventures. Boston Ventures has been the principal company behind BPI.