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CNN's Howard Schultz town hall was another example of the media legitimizing rich political candidates because of their ability to self-fund   —  A billionaire flirts with a run for president and gets grossly disproportionate free airtime.  We all know the punchline.
Feb 14, 2019, 10:15 AM - In context

Oliver Darcy / CNN's Reliable Sources:
The NYT says Glenn Thrush's byline appeared on stories related to Trump because he's subbing for a Capitol Hill reporter and reporting merged with WH coverage   —  Mass murders get national attention.  Daily murders usually don't.  But McClatchy and The Trace came up with a way to change that.
Feb 13, 2019, 8:15 AM - In context

Ken Doctor / Nieman Lab:
A look at potential newspaper merger scenarios as sources say Gannett hired Goldman Sachs as advisers and as Gannett faces a new fight for board seats   —  Alden's offer to buy Gannett looks less and less credible.  But can Tribune and Gannett suss out the merger that might be necessary to stop it?
Feb 12, 2019, 6:40 PM - In context

How Alden Global Capital, the hedge fund behind Digital First Media, has used a real estate subsidiary to get profits out of newspaper companies like Gannett   —  When the building housing the downtown Memphis Commercial Appeal newspaper sold last April, the name of the buyer — Twenty Lake Holdings LLC — seemed of little consequence.
Feb 12, 2019, 5:05 PM - In context

Alexandria Neason / Columbia Journalism Review:
Former Marketplace reporter Lewis Wallace, fired for refusing to take a post on journalistic objectivity down, is crowdfunding a podcast exploring the subject   —  The American journalism community fancies itself a completely neutral estate, the poster child for objectivity.  But this conceit is, at best, ahistorical.
Feb 11, 2019, 11:05 AM - In context

Peter Kafka / Recode:
Local news network Patch is now profitable, with $20M in ad revenue a year, but wants to offer deeper coverage and is exploring AI, paid memberships, and more   —  Patch is reemerging as local newspapers decline.  —  Perhaps you've read that the future of media is in peril.  But that's probably overstating the case.
Feb 11, 2019, 9:20 AM - In context

Amanda Darrach / Columbia Journalism Review:
Amid buyouts and possible layoffs, McClatchy's board increased CEO Craig Forman's monthly stipend for travel, housing, and security from $5,000 to $35,000   —  BuzzFeed, HuffPo, Gannett, Vice.  This has already been a ruthless year for layoffs in digital journalism.
Feb 5, 2019, 5:50 PM - In context

Philana Patterson / USA Today:
Gannett says its board has unanimously rejected an acquisition offer from Digital First Media, saying that the offer is not credible and undervalues the company   —  Gannett Co. said Monday that its board has unanimously rejected an unsolicited proposal to be acquired by media company MNG Enterprises Inc. …
Feb 4, 2019, 8:50 AM - In context

Ken Doctor / Nieman Lab:
For M&A possibilities among legacy newspaper companies and even digital startups, the next recession looms large and everything is on the table   —  In an industry where expense reduction is the prime strategy, much more consolidation is likely on the way.  Little regulation prevents it, and the financials all favor it.
Feb 1, 2019, 3:25 PM - In context

Chuck Strouse / Miami New Times:
Memo: McClatchy is offering a voluntary early retirement program to about 450 employees, says it will be a one-time opportunity   —  This morning, Craig Forman, CEO of McClatchy Company, emailed all staff to say about 10 percent of the newspaper chain's employees would be offered voluntary buyouts.
Feb 1, 2019, 2:40 PM - In context

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