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The Los Angeles Times is reorganizing its newsroom around a central ‘news and enterprise hub’

LA Observed

You might have heard: Newsrooms are trying to figure out the best way to get staff to think digital-first, seen at The New York Times in its review of newsroom strategies

But did you know: To optimize itself for digital, Los Angeles Times newsroom will undergo a reorganization, centered around a “news and enterprise hub.” In that “hub,” editors from across departments will identify the day’s most important stories and determine how to present those stories online. A separate desk will focus on the next day’s print edition. The idea behind the LA Times’ hub model is getting staff to think digital-first, something Tribune is particularly concerned with as all of its newspapers have fewer than 90,000 digital-only subscribers.

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