LA Weekly

 

Publication analysis


About the publication

Title: LA Weekly

ISSN: Not applicable.

Website: http://www.laweekly.com/

Purpose, objective, or mission: Distribute news and cultural events to the Los Angeles area.1

Target audience: Los Angelinos in general; however this resource has a younger audience appeal. This is due to the publication’s focus on the entertainment industry, including film reviews, art gallery or museum openings, celebrity gossip, concerts, and other related fields.2

Publisher: Village Voice Media.3

Peer reviewed? No.

Type: Lay publication.4

Medium: Print and online.5

Content: Articles and information relevant to all aspects of Los Angeles life. LA Weekly contain four main sections: Entertainment, Restaurants, Retain, and Services. It serves as a calendar listing of all monthly cultural (art, music, etc) events in the Los Angeles area.6

Frequency of publication: Weekly free publication, however subscription price of $55.00 per six months and $90.00 per year.7

About the publication’s submission guidelines

Location of submission guidelines: Information goes here.

Types of contributions accepted: LA Weekly has a staff of editors and writers for each section of the newspaper. However, the Village Voice Media fellowship program presents an opportunity for young writers who wish to pursue a career in magazine-style journalism. For more information see: http://www.villagevoice.com/microsites/internships/

Submission and review process: Information goes here.

Editorial tone: Information goes here.

Style guide used: Information goes here.

Conclusion: Evaluation of publication’s potential for LIS authors

Limited focus on LIS issues, however if it is a large event in the Los Angeles area they may consider including advertising information.

Audience analysis


About the publication’s readers

Circulation: This publication circulates throughout Los Angeles.

Geographic location and language or cultural considerations: Los Angeles, California, United States. English

Reader characteristics: Information goes here.

Knowledge of LIS subject matter: Not directly covering LIS issues.

Conclusion: Analysis of reader characteristics and their potential impact on authors

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Last updated: November 14, 2014


References

Show 7 footnotes

  1. Village Voice Media. (2014). About Us. LA Weekly. Retrieved from http://www.laweekly.com/about/
  2. Village Voice Media. (2014). About Us. LA Weekly. Retrieved from http://www.laweekly.com/about/
  3. ProQuest. (2014). LA Weekly. Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory. Retrieved from http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1414880028954/339126
  4. ProQuest. (2014). LA Weekly. Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory. Retrieved from http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1414880028954/339126
  5. ProQuest. (2014). LA Weekly. Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory. Retrieved from http://ulrichsweb.serialssolutions.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/title/1414880028954/339126
  6. Village Voice Media. (2014). LA Weekly. Retrieved from http://www.laweekly.com/
  7. Village Voice Media. (2014). LA Weekly. Retrieved from http://www.laweekly.com/
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