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February 9, 2020 Update: "Parasite" Makes History - Wins Oscar for Best Picture

Posted by Suzanne Kai - on Saturday, 01 February 2020

February 9, 2020 Update:
Update February 9, 2020 Hollywood by Suzanne Kai "Parasite" made history tonight becoming the first non-English film to win an Oscar for Best Picture. The South Korean film won an Oscar for best picture, best director and best international film.  For the complete list of Oscar winners click here to www.oscars.org. (Photo credit: oscars.org) ++++++++++++++ Oscars 2020 - Will 'Parasite' upset '1917' to win Best Picture? February 1, 2020 Will "Parasite" by South Korean...

A New Day Has Dawned at the Los Angeles Times

Posted by on Tuesday, 19 June 2018.

June 19, 2018

Los Angeles

A new day has dawned at the Los Angeles Times, the 136-year-old newspaper has a new owner, Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong. Dr. Soon-Shiong is a biotech billionaire with a vision to revitalize the newspaper. He told the New York Times, "The newspaper is really important to bind the community." "It bound us in my world AC DR PATRICK SOON SHIONGof South Africa, and it's really a voice for the people." 

(Photo credit: Mel Melcon/Los Angeles Times)

Read about his interview to the New York Times "L.A. Times's New Owner Plans Big Moves. First Up, Relocating to the Suburbs."

Click here to the story about new owner Dr. Soon-Shiong by the Los Angeles Times writers Meg James and Andrea Chang. On Monday he announced that journalist Norman Pearlstine would become executive editor, a 50 year veteran in journalism, with an impressive career at Time Inc. magazines, the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg News and Forbes. 

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