Otis Chandler: They still don't get it

Moses, Lucia
January 2000
Editor & Publisher;01/03/2000, Vol. 133 Issue 1, p9
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Reports on former `Los Angeles Times' periodical publisher Otis Chandler's rebuke of the paper's leadership for its ill-fated decision to share profits from a Sunday magazine with the Staples Center sports arena, the magazine's subject. Credibility-damaging potential of the deal; Chandler's emergence from self-imposed silence.


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