Posted inMedia & Culture

Los Angeles Times hires David Horsey

Long­time Seat­tle Post-Intel­li­­gencer car­toon­ist David Horsey, who also served as an edi­to­r­i­al board mem­ber back when the P‑I had a print edi­tion, is leav­ing the P‑I and Hearst News­pa­pers to take a job with the Los Ange­les Times begin­ning in Jan­u­ary, Times edi­tor Russ Stan­ton announced today. “He will work with 2012 cam­paign edi­tor Cathy […]

Posted inEconomic Security, Policy Topics

AT&T throws in the towel, abandons scheme to buy T‑Mobile from Deutsche Telekom

For once, fed­er­al reg­u­la­tors have done their job and stood up to Wall Street: AT&T said late on Mon­day after­noon that it had with­drawn its $39 bil­lion takeover bid for T‑Mobile USA, acknowl­edg­ing that it could not over­come oppo­si­tion from the Oba­ma admin­is­tra­tion to cre­at­ing the nation’s biggest cell­phone ser­vice provider. The com­pa­ny said in […]