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Revolving Door Newsletter: 07.22.08

R.I.P. LAT Book Review; Manhattan Media Juggles Editors

July 22, 2008
There may be no better embodiment of the death throes of the newspaper industry than the Los Angeles Times. When we last left the paper, publisher David Hiller had killed the monthly LA Times Magazine and reanimated it as a completely advertiser-driven glossy -- not all that different than the Financial Times' How To Spend It, really, or The New York Times' T supplements, although they are composed by editorial staff. Not so in this case. Since then, Hiller has been cast out by loony owner Sam Zell, but his diabolical plan has already been set in motion. Editor ...

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