Thursday, August 30, 2007

August 31, 2007 News

LA Times fashion critic Booth Moore is named editor of the Image (fashion) section, replacing departing Rose Apodaca, who launched the section as consulting editor. Image goes weekly on Sundays beginning September 9. Here's their press release with additional contacts, some of which I'd reported previously. Don't see's Enid Portuguez on that list – I read elsewhere that she was joining the Image staff, but she still has an active voice mail line at, and the LA Times operator doesn't have her on their Image section phone roster.


Frontiers and InLosAngeles magazines, both now owned by the same company, have consolidated offices at 5657 Wilshire Blvd., 5th Floor, LA 90036,
Frontiers' phone/fax numbers are: 323.930.3220, 323.857.0578 (editorial fax). In Los Angeles's phone/fax numbers are: 323.848.2200, 323.848.2058 (fax). Contact Editor-in-Chief Jeremy Kinser at Frontiers, and associate editors Christopher Cappiello and John Hobbs at In Los Angeles. Thanks to the fabulous Kenny Werther for this.


The Wall Street Journal changes the name of Pursuits, its Saturday leisure section, to Weekend Journal, same as its Friday section. According to this New York Times story, Tom Weber continues as editor of the Saturday section, reporting to Michael W. Miller, a deputy managing editor. Eben Shapiro oversees Friday’s Weekend Journal, also reporting to Miller.