The fallout continues from last week's dismissal of Austin Beutner as publisher of the Los Angeles Times. A protest letter signed by 60 community leaders was sent to Jack Griffin, the CEO of Tribune Publishing. And local billionaire and philanthropist Eli Broad is still very interested in buying the Times. Joining KCRW's Eric Roy with the latest is Kevin Roderick, editor of LA Observed.
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