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At Digital First Media, America’s second-largest newspaper chain, it’s hard to discern a larger plan — beyond painful cutbacks to boost profits.
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Bidders are preparing their final bids for a hodgepodge collection of small and large newspapers from coast to coast. Will another company — or private equity — swoop them all up as one?
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More than 200 newspapers are up for sale — as one group, in clusters, or one by one. Where they go could have a big impact on how the industry will look in the coming years.
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Plus: The Times’ NYT Now app debuts, apps vs. the mobile web, and the rest of this week’s news in journalism and tech.
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Project Thunderdome is dead and DFM will soon put its newspapers on the auction block. Are the new rounds of investors who bought into newspapers over the past half-decade getting antsy?
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Plus: Digital First Media’s newspapers jump on board with digital subscriptions, Bloomberg’s layoffs, and the rest of this week in media and tech. Mark Coddington
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What are the key storylines the American newspaper business will be following — or living through — over the rest of this year?
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Portland’s Oregonian is up next in the newspaper chain’s cut-print-days-and-newsroom-staff strategy. But does it make sense — and can its leaders execute the plan?
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The newspaper business analyst talks about what revenue strategies are showing signs of life and whether the paywall model works for everyone. Joshua Benton
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