Thursday, October 22, 2009

L.A. Times, Newspaper Morgue

The rumors and omens had been around for at least a week.

According to scuttlebutt, 40 Los Angeles Times staffers were about to be canned -- and, for auguries, ambulances had been spotted parked outside the newspaper’s Spring Street building on a couple of recent occasions.

In the parlance of media metaphors, the ax dropped, or the shoe fell, or the bricks were hit, on Tuesday.

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