Item 1: The Register may go tabloid (in size and shape, not necessarily in mentality), Publisher Terry Horne said today. He says it's 50-50 the change will happen. "“I think every newspaper in this country will be tabloid — it used to be 10 years, now in three or four years,” Horne said. Story in the Register.
Item 2: Layoffs hit KPCC this week, including reporter Brooke Binkowski. Times are tough all over the media.
Item 3: Jay Harn is out as publisher of The Signal in Santa Clarita, replaced by Ian Lamont, former publisher of the Long Beach Press-Telegram. Stories in The Signal, at KHTS AM 1120 and at SCV Talk, which says Harn revamped the website, introduced video, "improved the quality and depth of its reporting and hired new reporters."
Item 4: Blogger has the buyout list from the Riverside Press-Enterprise.
Item 5: The Beverly Hills Courier is hiring a senior reporter and news editor. craigslist