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Keith Plocek

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Keith Plocek is a freelance writer and USC Annenberg lecturer who teaches a class on surf journalism.

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Local news site LAist is out of business, along with Gothamist and others. The owner said he couldn’t make money after the journalists voted to unionize.

With the fall of LAist, can local journalism make money?

Local news site LAist is out of business, along with Gothamist and others. The owner said he couldn’t make money after the journalists voted to unionize.

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A look at back at The Endless Summer -- the most influential surf movie ever -- 50 years after it came out.

The End of the Endless Summer

A look at back at The Endless Summer -- the most influential surf movie ever -- 50 years after it came out.

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