LA County Board wants LAT to stop selling ads that look like news sections

Los Angeles Times | LAObserved.com
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors tells Tribune Co. chairman Sam Zell that the ads hurt the Los Angeles Times' credibility. Publisher Eddy Hartenstein defends the ad packages that look like news sections, saying they provide revenue to help fund the paper's reporting. || Read the supervisors' letter.

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    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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