After Awards, L.A. Paper Faces Cuts

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Months after winning five Pulitzer Prizes, The Los Angeles Times is cutting its staff, eliminating 60 editorial positions and 100 jobs in business operations through layoffs and voluntary buyouts. The paper's owner, the Tribune Company, cited lower than expected ad revenues. Hear NPR's Robert Siegel and Tom Rosenstiel, director of the Project for Excellence in Journalism.



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