“We think it’s a victory for the people of Los Angeles, the people of California and the people of any city in which Tribune has a newspaper. We think it’s a victory for independent news itself.”
—Eddie Kurtz, organizer of protests against Koch brothers’ plans to purchase the Tribune Co., on news that the Kochs were no longer interested. Aug. 22, 2013 URL
• Editorial Comment: Anyone else interested in a bunch of sagging major metro newspapers?
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Sadie’s Bad Trip in the North Coast Journal tells the tale of Sadie, the doper dawg. Aug. 1, 2013
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