LA Weekly

LA Weekly Suspends Interim Editor Over “Offensive” Tweets

LA Weekly, the Los Angeles newspaper purchased by an investment group that includes Republican donors, has suspended recently appointed interim editor Hillel Aron without pay. Publisher…
Tosten Burks / December 12, 2017

“Progressive” LA Weekly’s New Interim Editor Made Some Very Bad Jokes About “the Gays” and “Fat Women”

On Friday, LA Weekly operations manager Brian Calle announced that Hillel Aron, the only staff writer who wasn't laid off on Nov. 29 by the newspaper's new management, has been…
Tosten Burks / December 11, 2017

LA Weekly Email: Ex-Writers Have “Chosen to Spread False Information Based on Their Own Assumptions”

Last Wednesday, Mara Shalhoup, former editor of the longtime Los Angeles alt-weekly LA Weekly, tweeted that almost all of the paper's editorial staffers had been laid off amid…
Maggie Serota / December 6, 2017

Concert Venues and Record Stores Boycott LA Weekly to Protest New Owners

In the days since Los Angeles newspaper LA Weekly's new ownership group Semanal Media laid off nine of its 13 editorial staffers—and those owners were revealed to…
Tosten Burks / December 5, 2017