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Time-Picayune reporter Ramon Vargas, left, pats the back of movie critic Mike Scott as they walk into the newspaper's offices after learning learning their fate by the company in New Orleans, Tuesday, June 12, 2012. The Times-Picayune is laying off 200 employees as one of the nation's oldest daily newspapers prepares to print just three days a week. The layoffs amount to about half of the newsroom's 169 employees. Advertising, circulation and other departments also were affected at the 175-year-old newspaper. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Cutting print is a money-loser for Times-Picayune, but cutting staff makes changes slightly profitable

The events of the last two weeks show that Times-Picayune readers and employees are fighting-mad at absentee owner Advance Publications for deciding to eliminate their print newspaper four days a week.

Management’s reply, as articulated by Times-Picayune Editor Jim AmossRead more

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Gannett to expand paywalls across more properties

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Gannett CEO Gracia Martore didn't say if the plan will apply to all of the company's sites, writes Jim Hopkins, who predicts that the company's "paywall model will be closely watched across the industry because it's the nation's No. 1 newspaper publisher. It proceeds cautiously in new initiatives, so a move toward companywide paywalls would be a strong signal that such a strategy is worth pursuing." || Related: McClatchy, Gannett say ad revenue improved in November (Poynter.org) || Earlier: Pay walls debut at three Gannett papers testing ‘journalism as a service’ (Poynter.org)
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