Los Angeles Times to cut 70 newsroom positions

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That’s about 11% of the editorial staff. “Other departments at The Times will be undertaking similar cost-saving measures, some more painful than the ones we will experience,” says Times editor Russ Stanton (second memo). “We are all too familiar with this process, but over the past year in particular, we have come through each of these downsizings and continued to produce some of the highest-quality journalism in our industry.”

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