Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Copy editers needed

Downhill Slope

“People ask me why there are so many mistakes in the paper. It takes me a while to explain about copy desks and what they do; about the other desks and editors; their relationship to reporters.

“As I tell them this long story, I invariably get mad. For what I am telling them is the story of the death of a newspaper I believed in, and the scuttling of the careers of talented journalists who made it great.” 

—Bill Boyarsky, columnist and retired city editor, LA Times, on the latest round of buyouts at his former newspaper, “The Once Great LA Times,” Jewish Journal, Nov. 24, 2015 

Editorial Comment: You get what you pay for.

PeezPix by Ted Pease



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