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L.A. Times: Turn Off Your Presses

Jeff Jarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jeff Jarvis

Why not go ahead and turn off the presses and the trucks and turn the LA Times into a pure news enterprise, disaggregated from its production and distribution businesses?

All's Well That Ends Zell

Marty Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marty Kaplan

Sam Zell didn't cause the crisis in modern journalism, but he did turn a superb and profitable institution into a basket case. The people who work there, and the people who read it, deserve way better.

Sam Zell Tells LA Times Employees "I'm Your Viagra"

Variety | CYNTHIA LITTLETON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Sweeping through his newly acquired business units with characteristic bluster and bluntness, it didn't take too long for Tribune Co. owner Sam Zell t...

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

New York Times | RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

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 res...

LA Times To Lay Off Over 100 Staffers

The New York Observer | John Koblin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

There's a big divide over who should run the L.A. Times, and before Sam Zell and publisher David Hiller announce their choice, they're getting some di...

Sam Zell Tells LA Times Staffers: Watch Porn At Your Desks!

New York Observer | John Koblin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Tribune chief Sam Zell had a meeting with the staff of The Los Angeles Times today that was so wildly entertaining it puts to shame the one he held at...