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Articles tagged L.A. Times (14)

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Newspapers were, for decades, a prime example of a community institution, meant to last through the centuries. A new generation of owners is thinking of them more as something to milk for profit on their way down.
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The troubled paper has a new (interim) publisher, whose experience is in the casino business. Is there a bigger plan at work, or is Aaron Kushner just lurching from idea to idea?
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More than 200 newspapers are up for sale — as one group, in clusters, or one by one. Where they go could have a big impact on how the industry will look in the coming years.
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The first edition of the Orange County Register’s expansion into the Times’ turf is hot off the presses. Is this about selling papers or positioning for a further shakeout of the newspaper market?
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Media companies are racing to spin off their declining print businesses. Unfortunately, the way they’re doing so could drag them down further.
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Was yesterday’s announced Tribune split into broadcast and newspaper companies a way to avoid the Koch brothers, a way to harvest tax savings, or something else?
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It’s an add-on to paywalls: If you’re not willing to buy a digital subscription, perhaps you’ll be willing to just answer a question or two?
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Will some of America’s top newspapers find themselves bought by owners motivated by political ideology more than civic duty?
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The Orange County Register is betting on an expanded newsroom and a stronger connection to the community. Will the numbers add up?
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The arrival of the web knocked the news industry’s relationships — with advertisers and with readers — out of alignment. But there are signs a few small repairs are working.
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A new study from the Pew Research Center and Knight Foundation finds that more Americans of all ages, races, genders, education levels, and incomes are using Twitter and Facebook to consume news.
701Newsonomics: The halving of America’s daily newsrooms
If you’re lucky enough to have the right deep-pocketed owner buy your paper and steady it, you’ve won the lottery. If you’re in a town whose paper is owned by the better chains, or committed local ownership, your loss will probably be mitigated. Otherwise, you’re out of luck.
551“Modern” homepage design increases pageviews and reader comprehension, study finds
A new report from the Engaging News Project shows that users prefer modular, image-heavy homepage designs.
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