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Disagreements between the LA Times and its Guild over seniority protections ended in more than 60 journalists of color being laid off.
Under new owner Alden Global Capital, there’s no plan for the future. There’s just revenue extraction for as long as a generation of older newspaper subscribers live to keep paying their bills.
“A greater sense of normalcy may be good for people’s mental health, but not news profits.”
Despite denials, don’t be surprised if control passes from billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong sometimes soon. But it’s not necessarily bad news.
“There is no future for the LA Times without Latino subscribers, because that’s who lives here.”
“Our initial hope was to get 40 or 50 submissions. We ended up receiving more than 1,000 ofrendas from across the country, and in four languages.”
The first-of-its-kind team is offering “views, vibes, and commentary.”
Samantha Melbourneweaver on the biggest mistake news organizations make with younger readers, the audience team’s growing role within the newsroom, and “getting weird” online.
“We don’t write for white subscribers, but it ends up being white people who read us,” a Midwestern news executive told an audience earlier this year.
Editors at The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and The Washington Post (and one opinionated Substacker) discussed the rapid growth of opinion in online journalism.