The station that used to be the PBS flagship in Los Angeles — KCET — and the current flagship — PBS SoCal, or KOCE — are going to save themselves and combine in a "merger of equals."
In a surprising set of weekend pieces, the editor of the SoCal News Group and each of his papers call on readers to support local news. Or else.
Larry Altman leaves the Daily Breeze after 28 years, much of that covering murder and mayhem. "For the most part, I loved being a reporter, but the job came with so much sadness and stress."
Tom Hoffarth, the longtime Daily News sports columnist, says he is one of 10 sports staffers to lose their jobs. The Breeze lost all but one photographer, per a report.
"Here are some other facts you may want to consider as you decide whether or not to unionize."
The venerable free Los Angeles alt-weekly has been dished off by owner Voice Media Group.
Lewis D'Vorkin has never run a newspaper and brings no Los Angeles experience to the table. At Forbes he increased web clicks and gave advertisers more influence.
Daily News photographer takes to the streets. Visiting critic blinded by the light. Media notes and obits. More PST:LA/LA. Selected tweets.
The Washington Post editor known for the film "Spotlight" doesn't scare easily.
Ken Doctor reports that a deal may be announced as soon as Monday, over the oposition of LA billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong.
Weekly newspaper has chronicled the downtown boom all the way along.
Ken Doctor hears that Tronc chairman Michael Ferro may be considering his options.
California Today has news from the NYT, the LA Times and other media outlets and is written by Ian Lovett of the LA bureau.
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.
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