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Media Giant Tronc Shifts Focus Under Controversial Leader05:51

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Ross Levinsohn, chief digital executive at Tronc, plans to reshape how tens of millions of Americans get their news. Levinsohn comes to the media conglomerate with a controversial past that includes allegations of workplace misconduct. Those allegations were quietly dismissed when Tronc sold off one of its largest papers, The Los Angeles Times, last month.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with NPR media correspondent David Folkenflik (@davidfolkenflik) about Levinsohn's career and plans for Tronc.

This segment aired on March 15, 2018.


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