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Tribune Publishing Fires L.A. Times CEO

Austin Beutner has been fired as publisher of the Los Angeles Times and San Diego Union-Tribune. (Twitter)
Austin Beutner has been fired as publisher of the Los Angeles Times and San Diego Union-Tribune. (Twitter)

Austin Beutner was fired Monday as publisher and CEO of the Los Angeles Times and the San Diego Union-Tribune. He had headed The Times for just over a year, since August 2014.

NPR media correspondent David Folkenflik talks with Here & Now’s Robin Young about what led to the firing and the changing expectations for leaders of newspapers in the digital journalism age.

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