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Poynter / Rick Edmonds / Sep 1
The Kansas City Star “is making new investments to dramatically expand” the newsroom staff, including “hiring nearly a dozen new journalists” and “nearly doubling its investigative team.” Is the redesign (and reinvestment) coming to other McClatchy papers? “When McClatchy dropped Saturday print newspapers in late 2019 and 2020, it had first tested the move at four of its smaller papers,” Edmonds notes. “The current changes look to me to be at least a beta version of a new print/digital balance for the group.” SS