The purchase of LA Weekly by Semanal Media in November 2017 and the subsequent #BoycottLAWeekly campaign has received significant local and national media coverage. A complete list is below.
April 18, 2018
April 17, 2018
April 11, 2018
The L.A. Taco Interview ~ Brian Calle, Publisher of LA Weekly, Answers Critics
By Daniel Hernandez
I would actually argue that … the Weekly became part of the establishment in L.A., and they weren’t that critical and did not hold the mainstream media in Los Angeles to task. So by us starting the Speak Truth campaign, fighting back a little bit, that’s only the first step. The challenge is, they’ve been really successful at discrediting us to some extent.
April 5, 2018
April 4, 2018
We've heard from even more restaurants that had previously been on the list for years that suddenly got taken off after getting notifications from the LA Weekly staff -- the news staff -- asking if they would participate in the in-person event and when they declined it kind of all disappeared.