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Anthony McCartney

Los Angeles, CA
West Coast Entertainment Editor — Associated Press
As seen in: Associated Press, Yahoo, ABC News, The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Time Magazine, Chicago Tribune, Salon and 617 more
Covers:  arts and entertainment, entertainment copyrights, celebrity crime, entertainment courts, celebrity divorces, entertainment law, crime and courts, intellectual property
Doesn't Cover: celebrity product endorsements

A native Angeleno chronicling the transgressions and tribulations of LA's celebrities for The Associated Press.

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Jul 18, 2017

@michaelhsamuels @StaceyShick Fortunately for you, I don't recall this game but that's probably because I'm an LA fan and didn't show up until the third inning.

Jul 16, 2017

RT @AP: BREAKING: Publicist says Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau has died following short hospitalization. He was 89.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I interned at Hispanic Link Weekly Report. My first non-internship job was as The Huntsville (Ala.) Times' Capitol Correspondent.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I have, and I was terrible at it.

How is social media changing news?

It's speeding everything up and giving readers a bigger voice in stories. Fact-checking and criticism arrive immediately, not hours later.