Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Sunday Los Angeles Times Becomes a Shorter Read as LA Folds

The Fox Plaza, in Century City a major financi...(Photo credit: Wikipedia)LA, the Los Angeles Times Sunday magazine, will disappear after its June 3 issue, and Editor Nancie Clare and six other staffers are out, the LA and Web sites report.

In a staff memo, Times President Kathy Thomson blamed the same issues that have plagued the magazine industry generally--declining readership and shrinking ad pages--for the move. LA has had a checkered recent history, in which it was placed under the aegis of the advertising department in 2008, only to have the editorial department regain control a year later when Clare was brought on as editor.
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