According to Editor and Publisher, the Audit Bureau of Circulations FAS-FAX report showed that the Los Angeles Times daily circulation fell 8% to 775,766. Sunday dropped 6% to 1,172,005 over the last 6 months. Contrast and compare the fact that the NY Post made a 5.1% gain.
Bruce Feirstein, columnist for NY Observer, blogging at Native Intelligence, makes several good points about the lack-luster quality of the paper, and one great one:
And this is where the L.A. Times falls down so badly: By not covering the city as an interesting place, it isn’t an interesting newspaper.