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LA Times could stop its presses and still profit

Apparently, the LA Times editor Russ Stanton has said that the newspaper’s online revenue now exceeds its editorial payroll costs. In other words, it’s in a position to free itself from printing presses and delivery trucks. This is an industry first, and a big fucking deal. I feel like we just broke the sound barrier.

Check out Jeff Jarvis’ thoughts on this over at BuzzMachine.

One Response to “LA Times could stop its presses and still profit”

  1. stephanie Says:

    especially since I just heard last week that a number of the big newspapers in this country are facing shutdown because no one’s buying classified ads anymore – get with the times… LA’s got the right idea!

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