Oct 09, 2008

On the Record…Online with John Horn, LA Times Entertainment Writer

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LA Times entertainment reporter John Horn goes On the Record…Online with Eric Schwartzman about today’s talent agency industry.

John Horn is an entertainment reporter with the Los Angeles Times who writes about movies, agencies and Hollywood.

Show Notes:

4:50 – Horn discusses the sustainability of the newspaper business.

6:13 – Horn speaks about what he finds surprising in the talent agency business.

7:57 – Horn on how agencies attempt to promote themselves and influence his coverage.

10:35 – Horn on how talent agencies are able to avoid the online information age.

12:45 – Horn on how talent agents continue to make themselves valuable.

15:54 – Horn on whether agencies are good or bad for the creative process.

18:40 – Horn on what he does and doesn’t want to hear from PR people.

21:25 – Horn on his access to people in the industry.

23:09 – Horn on the paranoia of the entertainment industry.

25:03 – End

Schwartzman is the founder of online press room management service iPressroom.

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