He becomes the second largest shareholder, vice chairman of the board, and Michael Ferro's defense against a takeover by Gannett.
Ferro's secret plan to monetize his new toy includes LA Times bureaus in Lagos, Moscow and Mumbai. But nothing for LA or California.
Ferro might be the illegitimate offspring of Sam Zell and former Freedom Communications CEO Aaron Kushner.
More revenue than you've ever seen. Artificial intelligence. Revolutionize the strategy. Piece of cake.
Tribune's high bid is rejected after a federal lawsuit and temporary restraining order. Now on to the judge to decide.
The civil antitrust lawsuit seeks a temporary restraining order to block last night's auction results.
LA Times parent puts up the most money, but questions remain.
A letter from the Justice Department warns of antitrust concerns if Tribune Publishing were to acquire Freedom communications at auction.
Digital First Media's offer is chosen as the stalking horse bid. Read the memo.
A third bidder may yet join the auction but a sale could close by the end of the month.
The editor since 2011 will be the first joint editor-publisher of the LAT possibly since the era of General Harrison Otis. He's the fourth publisher in two years.
The Los Angeles Times is experimenting with this Sunday's print Calendar section — that is the day of the Academy Awards ceremony and TV show. The cover images of...
His #EmergingUS seeks to raise $1 million in 60 days in a new partnership with Beacon.
The "news and enterprise hub" will become the nerve center of the newsroom, geared to chasing the top news of the day for the web.
"It’s time to push ahead with the reorganization," Davan Maharaj writes. The Times also announced a new hire for the Dodgers beat.
Memo confirms that DC reporter Richard Serrano is leaving, details staff moves and announces that openings in Europe, Beirut and Las Vegas will be filled. Plus more.
Murdoch's Friday tweet about Eli Broad being close to acquiring the Times set off a media scramble. "Could well happen," Ken Doctor concludes.
The last shoe drops from the Aaron Kushner era. The Register and Press-Enterprise will go on normally but new ownership could be on the way.
It's effective immediately. Bill Simmons calls callous treatment of staffers "simply appalling."
Former sports editor announced to horse racing writers that he is retiring. Plus: Updates on the buyout and the T.J. Simers trial.
Ventura County Star political columnist Timm Herdt, moving on after 31 years of Wednesday columns, pleads the case for print.
After listening to Beutner make his case now a couple of places, I'm starting to think that his firing as publisher of the LA Times might turn out to be a real tragedy for the paper.
Austin Beutner makes a weekend appearance on CNN's "Realiable Sources," and KPCC examines if Eli Broad bought the LA Times.
"We now have more women than men working at BuzzFeed," Jonah Peretti says on his blog. They also are less white than last year.
It's not just print newspapers and TV news that are losing their audiences to age and digital platforms.
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.
Newspapers and weeklies
Los Angeles Times
New York Times
Websites and blogosphere
Media future issues
In case you missed it
Gone but not forgottenA presence of the late downtown newspaper the Garment & Citizen remains on a Spring Street wall.
Murdered in MexicoVice News on the slaughter of photojournalist Ruben Espinosa and four women.
Beutner's LA TimesWhat new publisher Austin Beutner had to say about his plans for the Times. Story Plus: Boyarsky column
Sign of the print apocalypse?News boxes on Ventura Boulevard in Tarzana. Bigger
KCRW breaks groundNew Santa Monica studios would free the station from its longtime basement. Story
Kushner spars with Larry MantleDespite mandatory unpaid time off, newsroom buyouts and threat of layoffs, Register owner says "we are growing." Story
New magazineCalifornia Sunday Magazine hopes to be the publication the state has never had. Digitally and otherwise. More
New hires at KCRWThe station staffs up for new Madeleine Brand show debuting in 2014. Details
Baldwin Hills dam disasterIn the formative years of TV news in Los Angeles, KTLA had the helicopter and the breaking news audience. Read more