The Times won't tell you because, one, it doesn't know LA as well as it should and, two, it hypes to attract web eyeballs.
Trial continues in the retired sports columnist's $18 million claim of age discrimination and retribution for writing critically about the publisher's friends.
Almost everyone on staff at least a year can apply but there is a big inducement to leave for those eligible to retire.
Two more letters to Tribune Publishing ask for a locally run LA Times. Plus: Joe Mathews writes Beutner was building a media-political entity that could be the future.
Sarah D. Wire, now the Washington presence of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, will cover the California delegation online.
The Times added a new business writer, grabbing the managing editor of the LA Business Journal. Read the memo.
It's a companywide initiative to cut costs at Tribune Publishing and might now be a few weeks off. Meaning exits during the holidays.
How the Los Angeles Times displays its roster of publishers has changed as the job has become a more short-term proposition.
Read the memo: Myers is the California political and government editor at KQED in the Bay Area and a longtime Sacramento media hand.
Scott Kraft, a former foreign correspondent and national editor, will "identify, shepherd and polish the top stories of the day" for the Times website.
Report is that LA's richest person is "seriously considering" a bid but has not contacted Tribune. Not that the Times is even for sale.
Davan Maharaj memo declares it's a new, more digital era. Those considering the upcoming buyout will read it closely.
Devon Maloney was pop music editor for four months, then quit to freelance. "My colleagues gave me no enthusiasm or positivity."
The trial of former sports columnist T.J. Simers versus the L.A. Times is underway. As if the paper doesn't have enough trouble these days.
Tribune Publishing chief Jack Griffin talks to the NYT and his own Chicago Tribune. Beutner blamed for poor financial performance.
Bruce Karsh has held discussions with Eli Broad and others, says Crain's Chicago. Also a new examination of the LA Times' not-good situation by Newsonomics' Ken Doctor.
Board issues an unusual statement saying Los Angeles is important to the company's future and giving the CEO a vote of confidence.
He was the LAT's big digital hope but followed Austin Beutner out the door. Also: LA's Board of Supes and a new online petition call for local leadership of the Times.
Tribune Pubishing wants to reduce editorial expenses by about $10 million and 80 positions. That's a big hit.
Essential Politics so far looks as if it will aggregate Times coverage of the presidential campaign and other politics news, with some narrative and analysis tying items together.
Analyst Ken Doctor says the fight for Times control is still on and has some intriguing wrinkles.
Tom Johnson says in email to Austin Beutner that 'Your strategy was exactly what The Times needs in this rapidly changing media world.'
Look what the newspaper boasted about 16 years ago — and look at what's gone.
More echoes of the early Tribune years in LA: open letter signed by 60 leaders backs Austin Beutner.
"I believe that this world class city deserves a world class paper," Renata Simril says in her exit email. Nicco Mele is said to be next.
Also: Ken Doctor writes this may not be the end of Austin Beutner's and Eli Broad's efforts to acquire the Times.
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