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Prominent newspaper purchases raise questions about LA Times

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Amazon founder Jeff Bezos rocked the media world yesterday when he announced he had bought the Washington Post. The news came just days after Red Sox owner John Henry bought his struggling hometown paper, the Boston Globe. 

With two of the nation's most storied papers changing ownership, it's fair to wonder what could be next for the Los Angeles Times.

Ken Doctor is a news industry analyst for the Nieman Journalism Lab, and joins the show to discuss the future of LA's own metro paper.


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