If you've ever wondered why TV usually looks more like Friends and less like In Living Color, this might offer some explanation:
In the last 10 years or so minorities have doubled their presence in the writers' rooms of Hollywood television productions, but they still remain woefully underrepresent ... More >>
This week's print edition of LA Weekly is a "Then and Now" retrospective on the L.A. Riots -- a seven-page dive into the scenes of destruction across Los Angeles 20 years ago, and the state those places find themselves in today.
All this reminiscing led us to wonder: What was the Weekly's immediate ... More >>
While we were talking to LA Weekly photographer Ted Soqui about his coverage of the L.A. Riots, he mentioned that he'd only recently realized how much riot footage was up on YouTube.
"I didn't get to see much live TV coverage because I was either shooting or processing; I was in a bubble with my ph ... More >>
Getty ImagesThe London riotsBased on the (absurdly informed) opinion of UCLA sociology professor Darnell Hunt, Telegraph correspondent Tim Stanley was right to worry that Brits -- and commentators around the world -- may be blaming this week's London riots on the moral character of the rioter ... More >>