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For decades, newspapers moved from local ownership to nationwide chains. Now, the shift is in the other direction — with the help of your friendly neighborhood billionaire.
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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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Was yesterday’s announced Tribune split into broadcast and newspaper companies a way to avoid the Koch brothers, a way to harvest tax savings, or something else?
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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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For interested buyers looking at the numbers of Tribune newspapers, one bright spot will stand out: the price.
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2013 could end up making 2012 seem calm by comparison.
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Some of the world’s biggest news organizations, once rocks of stability, are showing signs of unstable foundations.
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A new wave of financial optimism is hitting some corners of the newspaper industry. But there’s still plenty of reason to hesitate.
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Instead of a wave of consolidation, the former newspaper publisher argues, JRC’s bankruptcy could be a way for the newspaper industry’s biggest outside investor to continue to exit it. Martin Langeveld
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New Pew data: More Americans are getting news on Facebook and Twitter
A new study from the Pew Research Center and Knight Foundation finds that more Americans of all ages, races, genders, education levels, and incomes are using Twitter and Facebook to consume news.
701Newsonomics: The halving of America’s daily newsrooms
If you’re lucky enough to have the right deep-pocketed owner buy your paper and steady it, you’ve won the lottery. If you’re in a town whose paper is owned by the better chains, or committed local ownership, your loss will probably be mitigated. Otherwise, you’re out of luck.
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Here’s how Fusion, Vox, Quartz, Slate, the AP, The Times of London, and Thought Catalog are using Slack for workflow — and which features they wish the platform would add.
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