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AP Layoff Count Hits 90, Meets Goal

The count of Associated Press union employees laid off this week has risen to 90, which, according to the news cooperative, meets its goal of cutting annual payroll costs by…

Miami Herald to Launch Hyperlocal Web Network

The Miami Herald is the latest metro daily to join the hyper-local Web world, with plans to start a network of online sites focused on five of its communities before…

Survey: Local Newspaper Readership High

A new National Newspaper Association survey found that 81 percent of respondents read a local weekly paper each week, 73 percent read "most or all of it," and those readers…

NYT Looks to Cut 100 Newsroom Jobs

The New York Times announced a new buyout offer today, the paper reported on its Web site, adding that the goal is to cut 100 newsroom jobs, about 8 percent…

St. Pete Times Publisher Steps Down

Marty Petty, publisher of the St. Petersburg Times and executive vice president of Times Publishing Co., is leaving the company after nine years, the Times reported today. In a surprise…

Newspapers Form Sports-Sharing Alliance

At least 49 daily newspapers, most with circulations of 100,000 or higher, have joined a new national sports content-sharing alliance that plans to begin trading stories and columns in September,…

More Papers Join Yahoo Newspaper Consortium

Five more newspapers have joined the Yahoo Newspaper Consortium, according to Reuters. The new members to the advertising consortium are: The Orange County Register of Santa Ana, Calif.; The Gazette…

NYT Co.: 'Globe' Shutter Threat Over

Some newsroom rank and file at The Boston Globe who spoke with E&P this morning said the guild contract offer that was narrowly voted down Monday was just not good…

WSJ's Deputy M.E. Hertzberg to Exit

Daniel Hertzberg, The Wall Street Journal's deputy managing editor with oversight of the paper's overseas editions and foreign bureaus, announced Tuesday he is leaving the staff. Hertzberg has 32 years…

NYT Magazine to Trim Size

The New York Times Magazine, considered the top revenue producer of newspaper Sunday magazines and often ranking among the best ad revenue magazines in the country, is cutting its size…

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