Shaw: New Times LA Closing Reflects the Times

october 14, 2002  12:28 pm
Erstwhile media critic David Shaw mourns the passing of New Times LA, "even if it was often shrill and sometimes irresponsible," he says. While admitting that it's "difficult to generalize about the alternative press since some of the papers ... are so idiosyncratic as to defy categorization," Shaw reflects on how alternative weeklies have changed.