Slate Repeats Itself

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Jack Shafer
The Men Who Would Own the L.A. Times
Geffen. Burkle. Broad. Who’d be the worst owner?


Mickey Kaus
If you are a reporter at the LAT, do you really want to work at a paper owned by Eli Broad, Ron Burkle, or David Geffen–three of the local billionaires you should be covering? They aren’t known as people who like bad press. …

Don’t they read each other? Or did Kaus hand this idea off to Shafer?