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Mary McNamara gets editor role at LAT, and more notes

mary-mcnamara-lat.jpg Pulitzer winner joins masthead as the top arts and entertainment editor.

Tronc takes over the phones at LA Times

tronc-on-phone-lat.jpg The new telephones going into the newsroom at the Los Angeles Times carry the Tronc brand.

Monday media notes: a new format

katytur-marie-claire.jpg Gawker.com's last day. Clinton is in town for fundraisers. Media moves. Jobs. And in praise of the Olympics.

NYT thins more in Los Angeles, and the LAT hires locally

nyt-newsroom.jpg The LA bureau of the New York Times is down to one news reporter, one Hollywood reporter and film reviewer Manohla Dargis plus bureau chief Adam Nagourney.
gottlieb-suit-grab.jpg Jeff Gottlieb's lawyer represented T.J. Simers in his recent suit against the Times. Also: Another newsroom exit and confirmation of the Timers building's sale.

More going and coming on the LA Times Metro staff

annaphillips.jpg Veteran reporters Jason Song and Garrett Therolf are leaving, along with a recent hire from Texas, and a new education reporter comes from Florida.

Change on the Lakers beat at LA Times

tania-ganguli-320.jpg Mike Bresnahan goes to TWC Sportsnet and Tania Ganguli joins the LA Times from ESPN.com.

Oops: 6-year-old Betty Broderick story runs in LA Times*

broderick-320.jpg Weekend news report in the Times is an exact copy of a story in the San Diego Union-Tribune in 2010.

When LA Times staffers worried about becoming USA Today

lost-times.jpg In 1989, staff members put a classified ad in the LA Times asking for return of the "lost" paper.

LA Times staff told to keep political opinions off social media

latimes-twitter-logo.jpg "Don’t use your social media feed to pan or praise candidates, parties or their positions," a memo from the managing editor reminds reporters.

Is Ferro looking to escape his own troncosphere?

ferro-screen-grab-cnbc.jpg Ken Doctor hears that Tronc chairman Michael Ferro may be considering his options.

Media notes: LAT alum gets promoted at the NYT

marc-lacey-nyt.jpg Also a City Hall scoop by Variety, obits on Sydney Schanberg, job moves and more.

troncmath

LAT Prop. 30 chart - Copy.JPG I'm terrible at math; it is possible the tronclodytes are even worse?

More details on mixed use plan for LA Times buildings

latimes-buildings-from-city.jpg Offices and retail in the older buildings, while it looks like the 1970s corporate side will be razed for apartments.

Read the memo: Tronc makes it official

tronc-logo.jpg There is no more Tribune Publishing. There is only tronc.

Tribune has a buyer for Times building in DTLA

latimes-building-from-above.jpg Onni group, based in Vancouver, has other projects in downtown and would redevelop the longtime LA Times home for offices and retail.

All is still roiling in the troncosphere

ferro-screen-grab-cnbc.jpg A demand to see the books. A shareholder lawsuit. Open derision at the corporate name change and strategy for the future.

David Lamb, retired LA Times star reporter, 76

david-lamb-vietnam-nyt.jpg Lamb was "the consummate newspaperman in the glory days of the profession," his LAT obit begins.

NPR photographer dies in Afghanistan, more media notes

gilkey-tamanna-npr.jpg A managing editor is out, Muhammad Ali coverage, Tronc reactions, a wedding and more.

Tribune doubles down on the whole Tronc thing

tronc-logo.jpg It's not true that the new name for Michael Ferro's experiment in newspapering stands for Time to Recycle Old Newspaper Company.

Mitra Kalita leaving LA Times for CNN

mitrakalita-cnn.jpg The managing editor for digital strategy lasted just over a year.

Very unusual full page ad in LA Times

bruce-trudy-letter-recrop.jpg It appears as a mea culpa from a lawyer husband divulging personal health details about his wife.

Patrick Soon-Shiong buys into Tribune Publishing

Patrick_Soon-Shiong_wikipedia.jpg He becomes the second largest shareholder, vice chairman of the board, and Michael Ferro's defense against a takeover by Gannett.

Tribune Publishing sending its IT jobs to India

jean-merls desk.jpg About 200 staffers would be laid off, a report says.

LA Times squeezed out of hosting its own awards shindig

latimes-sign-sideview.jpg Wednesday's staff party is cancelled because the Times could not, or did not, secure the room in its own building.

Report: Sasha Frere-Jones left LA Times under a cloud

Sasha-Frere-Jones.jpg The Wrap says that newsroom gossip is true about a strip club expense account, a free trip and more.
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