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Revolving Door Newsletter: 01.13.09

FT Cuts 80 Jobs; Seattle P-I Struggles To Survive

January 13, 2009
It's been a rough week for newspapers: While The New York Times and The Atlantic continue to lock horns, the Financial Times will axe 80 jobs to further integrate its print and digital operations. The Washington Post named two managing editors, Elizabeth Spayd and Raju Narisetti, who will be tasked with seamlessly merging its print and online newsrooms. Elsewhere in the newsprint world, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer has 60 days to live: If no one purchases the paper in that time, Hearst Corp. will shut down the print version and possibly eliminate Web site as well. The P-I lost $14 million ...

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