Matthew Fleischer


  • Juarez Journalist Sandra Rodríguez Nieto to Win Daniel Pearl Award

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    El Diario reporter Sandra Rodríguez Nieto will be honored with the Daniel Pearl Award for Courage and Integrity in Journalism at this year’s Southern California Journalism Awards in Los Angeles. […]

    Roger Ebert Has Passed Away

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    Legendary film critic Roger Ebert died today, days after taking a “leave of presence” from his job at the Chicago Sun-Times. More info as it comes in. *Update: The Sun-Times […]

    <em>Slake</em> is Still Alive and Kicking

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    With founding editors Laurie Ochoa and Joe Donnelly landing jobs at the LA Times and the Santa Barbara start-up Mission and State respectively, the fate of their LA-literary magazine Slake […]

    Associated Press Removes the Term ‘Illegal Immigrants’ from its Lexicon–Draws Inevitable Conservative Blowback

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    The term “illegal immigrant” will no longer be used in Associated Press stories–nor will it appear in its much-copied style book. In a blog post yesterday, AP Executive Editor Kathleen […]

    <em>Los Angeles</em> Picks Up Two Ellie Nominations

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    Los Angeles magazine continues to earn the attention of the American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME)–by earning two nominations for the prestigious ASME Ellie awards yesterday. Los Angeles is a […]

    <em>Pacific Standard</em> Makes Two New Web-Friendly Hires

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    Santa Barbara-based Pacific Standard just announced that Nicholas Jackson, Outside magazine’s former digital director, has taken on the same role at PSmag.com. Jackson was most recently an associate editor at […]

    <i>OC Register</i> Going Behind a Paywall in April

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    Following the LA Times‘ lead, the Orange County Register will put its online content behind a paywall starting next month, according to a letter to the paper’s subscribers obtained by […]

    Phil Jackson is on Twitter… Kind Of

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    Legendary Lakers coach Phil Jackson joined the ranks of the twitterati today. Based on his first and only tweet, it looks like he may have had a stroke while doing […]

    Reporting His New PBS Special Brought Tavis Smiley to Tears

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    “Education Under Arrest,” the new hour-long PBS special from Tavis Smiley, will make its debut at 8 p.m. tonight. The special will focus on how zero tolerance policies in schools, […]

    Kerry Eleveld Rejoins <em>The Advocate</em> to Cover Landmark Supreme Court LGBT Cases

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    Former Advocate Washington correspondent Kerry Eleveld is rejoining the mag as a special correspodent to bolster coverage of the upcoming Supreme Court battles over Prop. 8 and the Defense of […]