LAist Editor: Gothamist Network Closings Were Political, Not Financial Owner Joe Ricketts on Thursday closed local news sites that are part of the Gothamist network. Ari Shapiro talks to Julia Wick who, until Thursday, had been editor-in-chief of LAist.
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LAist Editor: Gothamist Network Closings Were Political, Not Financial

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LAist Editor: Gothamist Network Closings Were Political, Not Financial

LAist Editor: Gothamist Network Closings Were Political, Not Financial

LAist Editor: Gothamist Network Closings Were Political, Not Financial

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Owner Joe Ricketts has closed local news sites that are part of the Gothamist network. Gothamist and DNAinfo newsrooms voted to unionize last week. Ari Shapiro talks to Julia Wick who had been editor-in-chief of LAist.