Los Angeles Times Publisher Fired After Barely a Year on the Job
Published on Sep 8, 2015
Tribune Publishing Company has fired the publisher of the Los Angeles Times after little more than a year on the job. Tribune gave no public explanation for Austin Buetner’s abrupt departure. It appointed Timothy Ryan, publisher of the Baltimore Sun, to replace Buetner as head of the company’s California Newspaper Group. The Chicago Tribune, one of 11 major daily newspapers under Tribune Publishing, reported that company leaders were unhappy with the financial performance of the Los Angeles Times and with some of Beutner’s high-profile hires.
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