Alum’s website shut down after bid to unionize

Alum’s website shut down after bid to unionize

Julia Wick ’07, the then-editor-in-chief of local news website LAist, was finishing her lunch when she noticed an email from billionaire Joe Ricketts in her inbox. Ricketts, the owner of news website Gothamist, LAist’s sister site, was writing to tell her that she—and all of her colleagues—had been fired. At the same time, LAist staffers […]