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  • Music moguls seek security blanket

    One way to judge the music industry's troubles is to watch annual sales figures for CDs, which have slumped 25% since 2000. But it's more revealing to chart how the major record companies' attitudes about new business models online have been shifting. At...
  • File sharing or stealing?

    A few days ago I came across an Op-Ed submission that called for file sharing to be decriminalized. The editors here decided not to run it, but it intrigued me for a couple of reasons. First, the author, Karl Sigfrid, is a member of the Swedish Parliament...
  • Music piracy: a new tune

    Music piracy: a new tune
    After five years and about 35,000 lawsuits, the major record companies have ended their prodigious litigation campaign against music fans who shared songs online without the labels' permission. It's a welcome step for many reasons, not the least of...
  • Changes in Sports: John Cherwa, deputy editor; Houston Mitchell, assistant editor

     
    Here's the memo from Sports Editors Mike James to the staff: I’m happy to announce two additions to the Sports staff. John Cherwa, who was deputy sports editor to Bill Dwyre from 1990 to 1995 before leaving to become sports......
  • Speedskater Garcia OK after nasty fall at Olympic trials

     
    Short track speedskater Maria Garcia of Carson was released from a hospital in Marquette, Mich., and flew home Sunday after suffering a bruised sternum and other bruises when she fell during the semifinals of the women's 500-meter race at the......
  • Sasha Cohen ready to jump back into competition

     
    Reporting from Chicago -- More than three years after she stepped away from competitive figure skating to skate in shows and launch an acting career, Turin silver medalist Sasha Cohen of Newport Beach is back at the rink six days......
  • July numbers for latimes.com: 'Strong month for breaking news of all stripes'

     
    Meredith Artley, Managing Editor, Online, gives the latest figures in this memo to staff: Colleagues: Latimes.com drew 142 million page views in July – up 10% over this time last year. And we had more than 23 million unique users,......
  • The state of Johnny Weir: love, hate, jealousy, regrets, corsets and dirty dancing

     
    Johnny Weir's public persona has always been so delightfully extroverted and so frequently over the top that it sometimes is easy to forget he too can be riddled with angst over the highs and lows of his skating career. The......
  • Obama will join Olympic bid team in Denmark

     
    That would be First Lady Michelle Obama, not President Obama, signing on for next month's trip to Denmark to help Chicago's bid for the 2016 Olympic Games. "We are very pleased to confirm that First Lady Michelle Obama will be......
  • Pipe up the band for boarder 'Dancing With the Stars'

     
    Most of the athletes at this week's U.S. Olympic media summit in Chicago have February circled on their calendars, with their minds focused entirely on getting to the 2010 Winter Olympics. Olympic snowboard hopeful Louie Vito has what much of......
  • Truce? USOC boss calls critics 'vocal minority'

     
    There already is strain in that truce between the National Governing Bodies and the U.S. Olympic Committee leadership. Why? One day after she made a public commitment to better dialogue with the NGBs ??? the individual governing bodies for Olympic......