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Anthony McCartney

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Los Angeles, CA
Entertainment Reporter — Associated Press
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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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@mccartneyAP — 4,327 followers, 9,584 tweets

May 18, 2017

RT @APEntertainment: UPDATE: Medical examiner says #ChrisCornell killed himself by hanging in a Detroit hotel room following a concert  http://apne.ws/2qWv21U 

May 12, 2017

RT @APWestRegion: With honorary doctorate in hand, Will Ferrell keeps the laughs coming for USC grads in commencement speech. Story:…

May 10, 2017

Luis Miguel has satisfied the $1m judgment obtained by his ex-manager, ending court case that led to his arrest:  http://strib.mn/2pyq3it 

May 10, 2017

Fascinating story by @APSandy on the first concept map of Disneyland, which could fetch $1 million when it goes up for auction. https://t.co/Y6op5hsod8

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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.