Media Decoder: Los Angeles Times Fires Writer of Articles on College

The newspaper said Occidental College had not been required to disclose the accusations of sexual abuse and that a reporter’s relationship with a source was improper.


Bill Thomas, 89, Dies; Editor Guided Los Angeles Times to 9 Pulitzers

Under his leadership, The Times greatly expanded its range, opening six more foreign bureaus and six more domestic ones, often concentrating on big projects.


Plan for Tribune Spinoff Raises Concerns for Future of Newspaper Operations

The new company being created to publish The Chicago Tribune and other papers will have to pay rent and a dividend to its former parent.


California Publisher Plans to Start a New Paper

Aaron Kushner, the owner and publisher of The Orange County Register, has already hired 200 employees for the daily paper he is planning for the Los Angeles area.


To Cut Taxes, Tribune Is to Split Into Broadcasting and Publishing Units

The Tribune Company is following in the footsteps of Time Warner and News Corporation as the trend of spinning off print publications into separate companies continues.


A Bid to Thwart Los Angeles Times Sale to Kochs

Labor and liberal advocacy groups are fighting a potential sale of The Los Angeles Times and other newspapers to David H. Koch and his brother Charles G. Koch.


Murdoch’s Appetite for Los Angeles Times May Depend on F.C.C. Changes

News Corporation wants the F.C.C. to waive a rule that would prevent it from acquiring The Los Angeles Times, but a regulator’s exit may delay further action.

Media Decoder: Editor Charged With Aiding Hackers Group

Matthew Keys, a 26-year-old social media editor, was charged with assisting the hacking collective Anonymous in an attack on The Los Angeles Times Web site.

DealBook: Tribune Hires Investment Banks to Weigh a Sale of Its Top Newspapers

The Tribune Company has hired investment banks to pursue a sale of its top newspapers, including The Chicago Tribune and The Los Angeles Times.