How the L.A. Times Is Using Its Ford Foundation Grant
Posted: 9/21/2012 | By: Krsytal Nancoo-Russell | AJR.org
While many financially challenged news organizations have been shutting down bureaus in recent years, the Los Angeles Times is moving in a different direction.
The Times will open a long-sought bureau in Phoenix, thanks to an unusual $1 million grant from the Ford Foundation. The paper is hiring a bureau chief who will begin work in October.