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  • Katy Sorenson, president, The Good Government Initiative, University of Miami

    Katy Sorenson, president, The Good Government Initiative, University of Miami
    Last week: Organized librarians and Miami-Dade citizens convinced the County Commission to stop the ill-advised plan to gut the library system by cutting hours and librarians. Budget crisis averted, but [only] postponed. The fact is libraries are not just...
  • Mary Riedel, president, Women in Distress of Broward County

    Mary Riedel, president, Women in Distress of Broward County
    Last week: The 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on our country was a day of somber remembrance, yet hopeful. It's estimated that some 35 million Americans participated in some type of service project on Sept. 11, which speaks to the spirit of our...
  • The future of newspapers is uncertain; not so the future of journalism

    One of the first people who came to mind when I heard the news last week that Jeff Bezos was buying the Washington Post was a fellow countryman, the Greek philosopher Heraclitus, who around 2,500 years ago said, "No man ever steps in the same river twice....
  • On journalism's red line

    WASHINGTON -- The announced sale of The Washington Post to Internet business innovator Jeff Bezos seems at first a major blow to the tradition of newspaper ownership in the hands of families dedicated to the craft of journalism. In the eight decades of...
  • Here's hoping Post sale can save journalism

    Newspapers have become the bullied school kid of American journalism. Meaning that, as a small child will surrender his lunch money to bigger kids and spend the noon hour watching other people eat, so have newspapers wound up in the ignominious...
  • News Corp. sells Stockton Record, other community newspapers

    News Corp. sells Stockton Record, other community newspapers
    News Corp. has sold its U.S.-based community newspaper group -- eight daily newspapers and 15 weeklies -- to an affiliate of Fortress Investment Group, an asset management firm. Financial terms were not disclosed. Rupert Murdoch's media company...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: 'Argo' on HBO

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: 'Argo' on HBO
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 8 - 14, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES A Healthy You & Carol Alt  This new...
  • Biblioracle: Tom Sawyer economy

    Biblioracle: Tom Sawyer economy
    Amazon has purchased the book-oriented social networking site Goodreads for an undisclosed sum. Speculation from Bloomberg Businessweek based on other social media properties (like Instagram and LinkedIn) puts the market price close to $1 billion. Other...
  • Daniel Pink says we're all salesmen in 'To Sell Is Human'

    Daniel Pink says we're all salesmen in 'To Sell Is Human'
    One in nine of us works in sales, according to the U.S. government. The other eight in nine of us work in... sales, according to Daniel Pink. We just don't sell it as such. "They're not stalking customers in a furniture showroom, but they — make...
  • After Bezos purchase, Sulzberger says N.Y. Times 'is not for sale'

    After Bezos purchase, Sulzberger says N.Y. Times 'is not for sale'
    Don't expect a surprise announcement by the Sulzberger family about selling the New York Times any time soon. After Amazon.com billionaire Jeffrey Bezos announced he was buying the family-owned Washington Post this week, Times publisher Arthur...
  • Amazon's Jeff Bezos buys the Washington Post in $250-million deal

    In a surprise move, Amazon founder and Chief Executive Jeff Bezos has agreed to buy the Washington Post and other properties for $250 million. The deal is being made by Bezos alone, without involvement from Seattle-based Amazon. Donald Graham,...