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Stop the Presses: LA Times Keeps Own Employees in the Dark–No Emails for Pressmen

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The Los Angeles Times Pressmens 20 Year Club blog is basically an on-line club for the pressmen (and women) of the paper. It’s folksy, with postings of jokes, recommendations for lunch spots, and the occasional criticism of what’s in the paper.

But check out Ed Padgett’s post about the flow of information within the company:

If your wondering why I post messages from the movers and shakers at the Los Angeles Times and Tribune Company, its for the benefit of my fellow employees that do not have access to company emails.

and check this out:

The Spring Street Project requested input from Los Angeles Times Employees, yet, if you did not have an internal email address, you could not submit your ideas. We were given an email address to submit our ideas three days before the project ended, but by that time, the workers in the pressroom knew our input was not wanted.

Considering what lousy ideas the paper has had in the past, you’d think the editors would be begging for ideas–from all over. FBLA is going to be pissed if this guy catches any flack for his blog.

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