Steven Zeitchik

Writer

Steven Zeitchik is a Los Angeles Times staff writer who has been covering film and the larger world of Hollywood for the paper since 2009, exploring the personalities, issues, content and consequences of both the creative and business (and, increasingly, digital) aspects of our screen entertainment. He previously covered entertainment beats at Variety and the Hollywood Reporter, has contributed arts and culture pieces to the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post and the New York Times and has done journalistic tours of duty in Jerusalem and Berlin. While at The Times he has also reported stories in cities ranging from Cairo to Krakow, though Hollywood can still seem like the most exotic destination of all.

Recent Articles

  • Bill Cosby case heads to the jury, and an epic battle nears resolution

    Bill Cosby case heads to the jury, and an epic battle nears resolution

    Imperfect husband or “sick man”? Victim of activists or impetus for their cause? A well-meaning romantic or a calculating predator? Clashing views of Bill Cosby asserted themselves at his sexual assault trial here Monday, as the career prosecutor looking to imprison the entertainer and the flashy...

  • The Bill Cosby trial: Six takeaways from the first week

    The Bill Cosby trial: Six takeaways from the first week

    As the second ‎week of the Bill Cosby trial got underway with a bang Monday morning — the defense rested without calling Cosby to testify — here are six takeaways from the chockablock first week of testimony. The secondary accuser. Kelly Johnson didn't arrive at the stand easily. The woman who...

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