Julia Turner

Julia Turner

Deputy Managing Editor @latimes, overseeing its culture section and its entertainment business coverage. Former EIC @Slate. Cohost @slatecultfest podcast.

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Bedazzled crocs! Sound glitches! Takeout babaganoush! At home with Cousin Greg during his first-ever Emmys as a nominee:

Loved reading @KnightLAT  on the orderly California impressionism of Granville Redmond. Also loved looking at these images.

Among Trump's top CA donors: A baby carrot titan.

Every newsroom boss should read this devastating story from @GeBraxton , the LAT's most senior Black journalist. Wise, deft, open exploration of the moment when an editor crushed his aspirations with a tap on the shoulder and a quick smile 30 years ago.

GOOD NEWS: Stevie Nicks is VERY committed not to getting coronavirus. She will do what it takes to "pull up those black velvet platform boots and put on my black chiffon outfit and twirl onto a stage again.”

This conversation with @CarlosLozadaWP  about his Trump-book book only made me more excited to read it:

BOOM! A Hollywood book boom. CAA says it's packaged and sold more than FIVE TIMES as many titles in 2020 as it had by this time last year. @RFaughnder  reports:

Big news: The great @cmonstah  is now the L.A. Times' arts and urban design columnist. She'll be covering art, architecture, urban development and design, with a particular eye on the lived experience of Los Angeles for all its residents.

Online NOW is her first column, an examination of how museums are responding to the crises of 2020, and whether this year will force change or entrench bad old habits.


An open letter from the great, great grandsons of Stonewall Jackson: "The monuments must go."

"There is hope in the young people out there." Zendaya! Youngest winner ever:

So no one’s going to ask Brett Kavanaugh how he got into massive debt by allegedly buying baseball tickets?

? JOB ALERT ? Come work with me at the @latimes . We’re hiring a deputy editor for arts & entertainment; looking for someone to help lead the reinvention and expansion of our culture coverage. DM with any Qs.

Hello Twitter! I just started work yesterday at the , where I’m now running the entertainment coverage. It is fun here and we are HIRING.

Bohemian Rhapsody now has more Oscars than The Godfather:

Every single push alert the NYT sent since Trump won. An electrifying, mesmerizing portrait of the year that was:

The talented, brave photographers of the @latimes —including one who police fired tear gas at in Minneapolis, from feet away, even though she wore a jacket marked PRESS—have captured extraordinary images of the protests and conflicts with police:

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China is cracking down on Inner Mongolians, a move that echoes its crackdowns on ethnic minorities in other regions. And in her efforts to bring you this story, our reporter was detained, choked, kept from calling the U.S. embassy and put in a jail cell.