[LA Business Journal] Can Paper Bag Billionaire?
BUSINESS / LA Business Journal

[LA Business Journal] Can Paper Bag Billionaire?

With the Gannett Co. bid for Los Angeles Times parent tronc Inc. having fallen by the wayside, local eyes have turned to biotech billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong, tronc’s second-largest shareholder, as a potential savior for the institution. Continue reading

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[USC] Miss Chiquita Banana: Here to Stay, for Better or Worse
COUNTRIES & CULTURES / FOOD / Immigration Issues / Latin American food / LATIN AMERICAN/LATINO / USC Annenberg School Projects

[USC] Miss Chiquita Banana: Here to Stay, for Better or Worse

Imagine a packed movie theater in 1950. An audience awaits Hollywood’s latest picture — but first, the commercials. An animated steamboat appears on the screen, chugging along to cheerful music. Then a beautiful woman alights. Or rather, a banana. She is “Miss Chiquita” representing prominent fruit company Chiquita Banana. By 1950, the filmgoers know her … Continue reading