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The Running of the Journos

bullrun.jpgMore LAT rainmakers leaving our sun-kissed land.

Will Swaim plays the pied piper and leads former OC Weekly reporters to Long Beach to join the new paper he’s starting, the District.

A loyal newspaper reader is suing to undo MediaNews’ $738.8 million purchase of the Merc and the Contra Costa Times, saying the deal violates anti-trust laws. But Bay Area newspaper owners say that a reader “lacks the standing” to challenge an acquisition. Hell, it takes more than one reader to change a paper’s mind about dropping Marmaduke.

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