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Anthony McCartney

Los Angeles, CA
Entertainment Reporter — Associated Press
As seen in: Associated Press, Yahoo, ABC News, The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Time Magazine, Chicago Tribune, Salon and 596 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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@mccartneyAP — 4,351 followers, 9,594 tweets

Jun 22, 2017

RT @APEastRegion: Juror tells @ABC that 2 holdouts blocked a conviction in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial, triggering a mistrial. 

Jun 16, 2017

RT @nytimes: Carrie Fisher Died From Sleep Apnea and Other Factors, Coroner Says 

Jun 08, 2017

RT @APEntertainment: Roman Polanski sex victim to appear in court for first time on the Oscar-winning director's behalf 

Jun 06, 2017

RT @APEntertainment: Publicist says Amal Clooney, wife of George Clooney, gave birth to twins Ella and Alexander on Tuesday

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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.