Instagram comments reveal new LA Weekly owner’s right-wing agenda in action

Across the country over the past year, corporations have gobbled up prominent alt-weekly and local publications, only to either tear them down to the studs, or totally destroy them. 

In Los Angeles, former LA Weekly staffers think that a mysterious shell company went a step further. The staffers theorize that it purchased the traditionally liberal and progressive LA Weekly, only to gut, then reincarnate it, in order to promote the business interests and conservative agenda of its (partially still anonymous) owners — most of whom have deep ties with the Republican Party.

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