MONDAY'S LINKS: NYT Building Sold, Zell's Tax Dodge, 'LAT' Writer Wants Apology Over Armenian Genocide Story

By: E&P Staff In today's links, George Packer looks at David Halberstam's legacy, the New York Times Building is sold again for a mega-profit, and the managing editor of the Philadelphia Inquirer heads into the world of private equity.


-- LA Observed: LA Times staff writer Mark Arax demands an apology from the paper's managing editor over the pulling of a recent story about the Armenian genocide.

-- Wall Street Journal: The New York Times Building is sold for about $525 million.

-- Philadelphia Inquirer: Inquirer Managing Editor Anne Gordon has accepted a position as partner in a private investment firm, Dubilier & Co. of Stamford, Conn.

-- New York Times: The Times-Picayune of New Orleans, La., has become a beacon of tough questions, vigorous reporting and high-quality, relentlessly local coverage, writes David Carr.

-- Newsweek: How will Zell and Tribune's management avoid taxes on their pieces of New Tribune (40 percent and 8 percent, respectively)? Easy. Management will have "phantom stock," not real stock.

-- Los Angeles Times: Some Tribune leaders forgo bonuses linked to buyout.

-- New Yorker: George Packer looks at David Halberstam's legacy.


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