Tuesday, October 28, 2008

L.A. Times To End National Edition

"...paper copy irrelevant."

By Frank Ahrens
Washington Post Staff Writer
Friday, December 3, 2004; Page E02

The Los Angeles Times is killing its printed daily national edition at the end of the year, saying the Internet and other electronic distribution channels have made the paper copy irrelevant.

The Times, owned by Chicago-based Tribune Co., prints the national edition in Baltimore and distributes it in Washington and New York. The Times would not disclose how many copies it sells or whether the edition makes money. Like the paper sold in California, the national edition is a broadsheet, but a pared-down version, focusing mainly on political news and other national stories. more

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