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Newspaper Chains Reach Deal in Anti-Trust Case

Village Voice Media and New Times Media reach an agreement with the Justice Department after being accused of anti-trust law violations. Federal attorneys say the two alternative newspaper chains illegally divided up their Los Angeles and Cleveland markets. NPR's Laura Sydell reports.

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Laura Sydell fell in love with the intimate storytelling qualities of radio, which combined her passion for theatre and writing with her addiction to news. Over her career she has covered politics, arts, media, religion, and entrepreneurship. Currently Sydell is the Digital Culture Correspondent for NPR's All Things Considered, Morning Edition, Weekend Edition, and NPR.org.