Stacy Perman is a Company Town reporter working on investigations and enterprise stories covering the entertainment industry. She reported on The Times investigation into the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn., examined the shutdown of the Marciano Foundation, uncovered the mystery of a rare, stolen cello, chronicled the last days of Steven Bing, explored the impact of Covid-19 on the entertainment industry, profiled the master behind many of Hollywood’s most iconic props and delved into the battle over former studio executive Terry Semel’s Alzheimer’s care. Born in Los Angeles, she has lived in Asia, Europe and the Middle East, reported from many countries and corners of the U.S. Before joining The Times in 2019, she was a writer and correspondent for Time and Businessweek; her work has appeared in a number of publications including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Fortune Inc. and the Hollywood Reporter. She is also the author of three books including the New York Times bestseller “In-N-Out Burger: A Behind-The-Counter Look at the Fast-Food Chain That Breaks All the Rules.”
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Sept. 20, 2023
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Sept. 12, 2023
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Aug. 22, 2023
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Aug. 7, 2023
Two years ago, Ava DuVernay launched a database to bridge the hiring gap for underrepresented crew. Now it’s being acquired by Ron Howard’s and Brian Grazer’s online network, Impact.
Aug. 3, 2023
The impulse to write is strong, as thousands of TV and film writers in the WGA are discovering while on strike. Might as well tell a hen to not lay eggs.
July 27, 2023
Workers in film and TV, most of whom are pro-union, have been trying to make ends meet amid a dual strike of Hollywood actors and writers.
July 24, 2023
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July 24, 2023
Hollywood is once again in the midst of a historic labor battle in which studios are facing a possible strike on two fronts in a protracted fight over new forms of distribution.
July 10, 2023