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January 30, 2009

Los Angeles Times stops California section

Filed under: newspapers — Lynne @ 11:40 am

Publisher Eddy Hartenstein has ordered the California section killed, leaving the L.A. Times without a separate local news front for the first time since the paper’s early decades. The publisher decided to fold local news inside the front section — which will be reconfigured to downplay national and foreign news — despite what an official of the paper confirmed for me was the unanimous and vocal objections of senior editors. More from LA Observed.

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