LA Times Kills its Sunday Real Estate Section

To save costs and reduce reading time, many newspapers have begun to downsize the daily print edition, cut back pages, and delete stock tables. They’ve also downsized editorial. Now, several have begun to fold in dedicated sections for various verticals, including business and real estate. (At the same time, other verticals continue to be developed, … Read more

L.A. Times Changes Neighborhood Maps Based on Reader Input

The Los Angeles Times ambitious Mapping LA project, which classifies 30,000 city blocks by neighborhood and soft launched in February, has made 100 changes based on 1,500 comments from readers. “In some cases, the first public draft of our map contained obvious mistakes,” say Times data analyst Doug Smith, who commented in today’s edition of the paper. … Read more