THE NEW YORK TIMES today reports that the Los Angeles Times is dropping in circulation faster than any other big city daily paper. And this comes as the LA Times is a leading candidate for a Pulitzer Prize, the highest honor in print journalism.
The LA Times also maintains 13 international bureaus and regional offices across the United States. They devote large chunks of the paper to long-form journalism.
By journalistic standards, the paper is doing well. So why aren't people in Los Angeles reading it?
What makes a newspaper - or any journalistic outlet - qualify as a success? Is it enough to do good work? What do you want from your journalistic outlets? What would make you read, listen or watch?
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