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.
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.
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.
Tribune Pubishing wants to reduce editorial expenses by about $10 million and 80 positions. That's a big hit.
"I am not departing by choice...Tribune Publishing has decided to fire me. I will continue to root for you to succeed."
Flush with new cash from NBC Universal, BuzzFeed is reported to be looking at the former Ford Model T factory across from Stumptown Coffee on Santa Fe Avenue.
Timed to today's start of school in LAUSD, the Times is "rededicating itself to coverage of teaching and learning" with Education Matters and new staffers.
Memo from Tribune Publishing boss celebrates the first year out from under the old Tribune.
The editors call Sasha Frere-Jones "one of the leading voices of our time on music, language and culture." He won't report to any of the arts or culture editors, however.
NPR, the Washington Post and Digiday are among the media outlets covering the LAT decision to hire a new reporter to engage with blacks who tweet.
S. Mitra Kalita, one of the paper's three managing editors, announced additions to the audience engagement team.
"We know a lot about the 25 million people who visit BuzzFeed News each month," says the site. "We know young people are into news."
News industry analyst Ken Doctor likes the moves Austin Beutner has made at the Los Angeles Times, including the acquisition of U-T San Diego.
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