New NYT Editor Was Ousted at LA Times in 2006

Townhall.com Staff
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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.