'N.Y. Post' Fires Reporter for Leaking

Editor-in-chief went on a rampage to root out 'Adweek' sources

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Readers weren't the only ones hurt by the New York Post’s newsstand price hike this week.

After Adweek broke the news that the tabloid would cost an extra quarter on Monday, editor-in-chief Col Allan went on a rampage to root out our newsroom sources.

One result: Allan fired one of the city’s top police reporters, John Doyle. Doyle declined to comment for this article.

After Adweek broke the story that the paper would increase from 50 cents to 75  cents, editors were commanded to call all of their reporters and find out who leaked the information.



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