Aaron Kushner, publisher of the Orange County Register, will have increased his newsroom by half once the final 25 of 100 newly hired journalists join the staff. Average daily circulation rose 5.3 percent in a year. (Associated Press)

Aaron Kushner, publisher of the Orange County Register, will have increased his newsroom by half once the final 25 of 100 newly hired journalists join the staff. Average daily circulation rose 5.3 percent in a year. (Associated Press)