03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

LA Times Names New Editor, The 4th Time In 3 Years

The Los Angeles Times named a new top editor on Thursday, Russ Stanton, three weeks after the previous editor, James E. O'Shea, was forced out for resisting another in a series of staff cuts.

Mr. Stanton, who has been running The Times's Web site, will take charge of an deeply unsettled newsroom that in less than three years has lost three chief editors, all of whom publicly protested the shrinking of the news staff.

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