Daily Archives: February 6, 2018

Billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong close to deal to buy the L.A. Times and San Diego Union-Tribune

The talks accelerated over the weekend after a flurry of news articles questioning Tronc’s oversight of the storied brand. Publisher Ross Levinsohn, who was appointed in August, is on unpaid leave pending an investigation into sexual harassment claims while he was an executive at other companies. The Times also named Jim Kirk its new editor-in-chief last week, replacing former Forbes ...

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Jordan Peele, Guillermo del Toro win at Directors Guild of America Awards

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — The fantasy romance “The Shape of Water” added another key prize in its awards season run with Guillermo del Toro’s win at the Directors Guild Awards Saturday. “The Shape of Water,” about a mute woman who falls in love with an underwater creature, has emerged as the awards season front runner with a Producers Guild Award ...

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