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McClatchy vice president Christian Hendricks, 54, to retire

"'Chris is a valued and respected leader at McClatchy and in the digital media industry,' said Craig Forman, McClatchy president and CEO. 'Chris has played an integral role in helping McClatchy transform into the digital media company it is today. We wish him and his family well as he embarks on a new life adventure.'"

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‘To the editor’: what happens when readers write back?

"...Despite the many competing platforms that now allow for the public airing of opinions and grievances — the endless chatter on Facebook and Twitter, a given article’s online comments — The Times’s letters section is as robust a forum as ever."

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Newsrooms are beefing up their security

"In the past few weeks, McClatchy Newspapers’ DC bureau has begun requiring employees to swipe their key cards to access their floor in their downtown D.C. building (which also houses the WSJ)."

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Can Dutch import De Correspondent conquer the U.S.?

"It’s built a membership-driven model that produces trust, connection, and good journalism. But can it extend that approach to the hurly-burly of the American media market?"

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Tronc feud escalates as billionaire investor demands access to records

"The move escalates an increasingly public feud between Dr. Soon-Shiong, Tronc’s vice chairman, and Michael W. Ferro Jr., its nonexecutive chairman, who have vied to increase their stakes in the company in apparent attempts to outmaneuver each other for control."

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State Department press briefings have been suspended

"Officials said the on-camera briefings won’t resume for at least two weeks as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson moves to get a permanent spokesperson in place."

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David Fahrenthold wins the Toner Prize

"Fahrenthold’s extensive series on the Trump Foundation aimed to match Trump’s claims of big charitable giving with actual records. It revealed there was often a chasm between Trump’s rhetoric and reality."

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Conservative media at a crossroads early in Trump era

"Much of conservative media rallied behind Donald Trump in 2016. Now that he's struggling to live up to some of his promises as president, the relationship is fast becoming more complicated."

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