New NYT Editor Was Ousted at LA Times in 2006 Staff
Posted: May 15, 2014 1:07 PM

Dean Baquet, the new executive editor of the New York Times following the ouster of Jill Abramson, was himself ousted as editor of the Los Angeles Times in 2006--on Election Day. Baquet was reportedly removed because of his strong--and public--stance against cuts to newsroom staff as the paper struggled to stay afloat.