Saturday, February 7, 2009

Signs Are That Zell Will Eventually Collapse
L.A.'s Iconic Newspaper

By Sue Laris
Downtown News

The recent announcement that the Los Angeles Times is cutting 300 more jobs, 70 of them in the newsroom, was a shock, but it shouldn't have been. We should be experiencing grief, not surprise. Outrage is another apt emotion.

It is no longer advisable to turn away from the brutal carnage in plain view, no longer possible to believe there will be any tolerable outcome from the ongoing reconfiguring of the Times under the current ownership. The truth must be faced before it is too late. The bleeding is not going to cease. It is going to worsen. And that result is bad for all of us, even those who despise the Times. [Click for MORE]

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