Patrick Soon-Shiong Wants the Los Angeles Times to Be His Family Legacy

From a story on pressgazette.co.uk by William Turvill headlined “Pharma billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong wants LA Times to be his ‘family legacy'”:

Next month marks four years since Dr Patrick Soon-Shiong agreed a $500m deal to buy his local newspaper, the Los Angeles Times. “It seems like 30 years,” says Soon-Shiong over a Zoom call from his home in LA.

He’s joking. But the pharmaceuticals billionaire, who made his fortune by developing cancer drugs, has overseen a dramatic period of change for one of America’s most storied news publishers.