Marcia Parker, AOL Patch's West Coast editorial director.In the last few months AOL's "hyper-local" news sites called Patch have been hard to ignore. Not only have they moved into some of Los Angeles County's more-affluent communities, but they've been hiring journalists at a time when some o ... More >>
To local news hounds, the Los Angeles Times is an unstoppable juggernaut of content, polished, A-list reporters and breadth still unmatched by all but a few media organizations across the land. And, almost unquestionably, it's an organization that still doesn't "get it" when it comes to the w ... More >>
We got through day one of "Operation Work as Little as Possible: (a.k.a SXSW Interactive) and now after a relaxing massage in the press room and a not so relaxing false alarm we're ready to continue on our quest to ignore as many P.R. emails as possible. Because alcohol is great for killing producti ... More >>
SoCal native and the "Golden God of Tech" Michael Arrington was born and raised in Huntington Beach so it came as no surprise that the L.A. contingent was out in full-force at this year's Techcrunch Crunchup Real Time Conference and summer party at the August Capital offices in Palo Alto.
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Just before New Year's, news came out from AlleyInsider and others about the imminent sale of Defamer, the online wagazine that touts itself as "The L.A. Gossip Rag." Defamer is among a clutch of Web titles, including Consumerist and Wonkette, that are up for sale or have been folded by Nick D ... More >>