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Articles tagged McClatchy (98)

A “Behind the Story” explanation box attached to a news story sounds good in theory — but in practice, most people skip right over it.
By selling Berkshire Hathaway’s newspapers to Lee Enterprises, the world’s most successful investor is acknowledging the industry’s downhill slide is not near an end.
After ten years of writing for Nieman Lab, Ken takes a big look back and ahead, defining the state of affairs for the troubled world of journalism.
The news industry’s own Doctor Octopus has stuck its tentacles deep into another newspaper chain — and it’s unlikely to be dislodged anytime soon.
Astonishingly, history might argue that Sam Zell was only the third-worst owner in recent Tribune history.
What was once expected to be $200 million in annual cost savings has now grown to $400 million or more. But how much blood is left to be drawn from this stone?
“Asking people to support the Bee via digital subscription can be a path for us. However, that path is long. This effort can help serve as a bridge.”
Seven-day newspapers aren’t just talking about cutting out one or two days a week in print — they’re talking five or six. Is this the only way to accelerate the transition to digital or speeding their own decline?