Former LA Times Editor James O'Shea on Wall Street and Journalism

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On this edition of Benzinga Attention I speak with James O'Shea, former managing editor of the Los Angeles Times and author of the new book The Deal From Hell, to get an inside perspective on the involvement of Wall Street in the newspaper industry. The Deal From Hell tells the story of the LA Times' acquisition by the massive media conglomerate Tribune Co. in 2000 and the deal's repercussions. O'Shea, as seasoned as journalists come, presents a fascinating narrative on newspapers as businesses and the changing role of journalists in the 21st century. Download the full podcast below and be sure to check out The Deal From Hell, released today at literature outlets everywhere.

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