The L.A. Times new editor, Russ Stanton, continues to clean house. MaryKaye Schilling, the print-online hybrid editor brought in to remake the paper’s events tabloid, The Guide, is out. Ms. Schilling was a close ally to the paper’s recently ousted features editor, John Montorio. Here’s the memo:
MaryKaye Schilling, editor of The Guide for Read More
On Friday afternoon, in one of Russ Stanton’s first acts as executive editor of The Los Angeles Times, he walked into the office of one of the paper’s managing editors and fired him.
“I was shocked,” said the editor, John Montorio, in an interview with The Observer. “It was really quite brief and to the Read More
John Montorio, who has run the features department at the L.A. Times, is out. A managing editor on the masthead, Montorio just sent out a memo to his staff revealing the news, explaining that the paper’s new editor Russ Stanton wanted to take features in a "different direction, with a new leader." Nikki Finke, having Read More
On Monday, July 23, News Corporation chief executive Rupert Murdoch and Daily News editor Edward Kosner–field marshals in a Western Front-style New York City tabloid war–both visited Washington, D.C., to pay tribute to Katharine Graham, the late publisher of The Washington Post.
Mr. Kosner told a few News colleagues that while he was in D.C., Read More