Sunday, January 20, 2008
Life imitates art, again, at 'L.A.Times'
The HBO series "The Wire," as some of you know, focuses partly this year on newsroom turmoil at the non-mythical The Sun of Baltimore. Tonight, in fact, the hammer comes down on job cuts, as far as I can guess. Well, the editor of the Los Angeles Times, Jim O'Shea, just got shit-canned, in real life, after what reportedly was a heated dispute over budgetary matters....
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