Former Voice of San Diego editor Andrew Donahue called us up this week. He dove into the sale of the Union-Tribune and has resurfaced to explain his findings. In short: It's the beginning of the end for the U-T.
In this episode, Donahue reveals new details from the day of the sale — how a rep for the new owners, Alden Global Capital, quickly appeared and started to pull apart the paper.
We also review the U-T's recent owners, its attempt to adapt to newer subscriber models and its likely future of pushing out papers till it bleeds dry.
Plus: Cardenas siblings charged with felonies. San Diego leaders float new affordable housing ideas. Santa Anas, am I right?