Is the OC Register’s strategy barely controlled chaos or just part of Aaron Kushner’s game plan?

You might have heard: The Orange County Register and Press-Enterprise cut about 70 jobs in a restructuring (USA Today)

But did you know: Following its big expansion then big round of layoffs, Ken Doctor analyzes the OC Register’s ever-changing local strategy and whether this is all just part of the “king of L.A. newspapering” Aaron Kushner’s game plan. Two things behind the Register’s recent changes are marketplace performance and Freedom’s opportunistic orientation, says Doctor. And aside from the Register’s continuing embrace of print, and Freedom’s newsprint-based expansionist ways, many of its strategies more parallel its peers than differ.

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