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Nov 29 2017
L.A. WEEKLY Takeover, Editorial Bloodbath Comments (0)

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An unknown company has bought L.A. Weekly and fired all the editors, retaining only one staff writer ...

Gee, that sounds positively Trumpian.

Via The Los Angeles Times, the acquiring entity is called Semanal — and nobody knows who owns it or what they plan to do with the venerable alternative weekly.

Newly fired EIC Mara Shalhoup's tweets on the topic sum things up nicely:

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