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Via Media Mob, the Village Voice has named 43-year-old New Times vet Tony Ortega as its new editor. He was previously editor of New Times Broward-Palm Beach.

Ortega replaces David Blum, who was fired on Friday and briefly replaced by interim editor Bill Jensen.

BACKGROUND:

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