By: E&P Staff
Los Angeles Times columnist Patrick Goldstein is not on assignment, as the bug on the bottom of the Calender front reports, the popular blog LAobserved points out. Instead, it seems that his Big Picture Column for Tuesday was killed, apparently by associate editor John Montorio.
Goldstein proposed that the Times follow the lead of the U.K.’s Mail on Sunday (which distributed 2.9 million free Prince CDs) and partner with older artists to give away music in the paper. He felt it could help make the Times website a destination for fans and reduce the need for front page ads, which the editor of the Times himself calls a huge mistake.
Nevertheless, the piece was killed, but you can read all about it at here: