Michael Newman is the deputy editorial page editor at the Los Angeles Times who starred in a minor media dustup this month over his observation, from the vantage point of the L.A. Marathon route, that parts of the city just aren’t very attractive. Well, the city’s beauty, and the Times’ daily internal dramas, ain’t his problem anymore. Newman is resigning after less than two years in Los Angeles to take a job as online opinion editor at the Washington Post. Memo from Editorial Page Editor Andres Martinez, who brought Newman from the New York Times in 2005 to be his number two and can’t be too happy about this
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