One of the biggest newspaper jobs goes to a groundbreaking journalist who spent two decades at The Washington Post.
Billionaires aren’t usually cast as saviors of democracy. But one way they are winning plaudits for civic-minded endeavors is by funding the Fourth Estate.
A Maryland hotel magnate who had a deal to buy The Baltimore Sun is now weighing a bid for all of Tribune’s newspapers that could thwart a hedge fund’s plan.
In an industrywide changing of the guard, other big newsroom jobs that have come open include the No. 1 slots at Vox, HuffPost and Wired.
The newspaper said it had “disenfranchised, ignored and scorned” generations of Black people. The apology comes after one in September by The Los Angeles Times.
The veteran journalist took charge of the newsroom two years ago in an effort to bring stability to the paper under new ownership.
Mr. Pearlstine came out of retirement two years ago to steady the newspaper, one of the country’s largest, after years of turmoil under its previous owner.
The ultimate old-school editor is grappling with a moment of cultural reckoning.
A sudden drop in advertising, brought on by the pandemic, is leading to cost-cutting measures at Patrick Soon-Shiong’s California papers.