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Inside The Guardian’s sinking U.S. expansion

"Today, the Guardian U.S. is flailing at best. Last summer, the Guardian said it would have to slash its U.S. staff by 30 percent, to 100. Last week, in another blow, staffers were told that costs would be cut by 20 percent."

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Sean Spicer loses his cool: ‘Stop shaking your head’

"What's even more puzzling about it is that Spicer continues to point to the lack of evidence of collusion while ignoring the fact that the FBI is investigating possible ties between Trump and Russia."

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Gannett slashes staffs at Tennessee papers

"...Sources tell the Scene that 17 staff members were eliminated in the newsroom, including seven digital producers, two photographers, two reporters, one clerk and five editors."

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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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