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Connecticut Alt-Weeklies Consolidate

CTNowLogoTomorrow, inside The Hartford Courant and at all regular pick-up spots, residents of Hartford, New Haven and Fairfield County will be greeted by a different newspaper animal. Instead of the respective Advocate and Weekly papers in those three communities, there will be stacked the launch issue of CTNow, which combines all three previous papers into one.

From the recent advisory note by group managing editor John Adamian:

Just as you’ve leaned on the Advocates over the years, we’re confident CTNow will still be the place you go to find out what live shows to go catch, what restaurants to check out, what art openings to get to and which theater events not to miss…

We’ll also continue our popular annual Readers’ Poll (The Best of Hartford/New Haven/Fairfield County) and our dining guides and fall arts coverage.

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Travel Writing

Travel WritingStarting September 23, learn how to turn your travel stories into published essays and articles! Taught by a former Vanity Fair staff writer, James Sturz will teach you how to report, interview, and find sources, discover story ideas and pitch them successfully, and understand what travel editors look for in a story. Register now! 

An Outsourced Newsweekly|ESPN Lays Off 100|Newspaper Editors Secretly Meet|Women’s Mags Question Retouching Cover Models|Time Warner Dumps AOL

FishbowlLA: Alternative newsweekly New Haven Advocate has outsourced to India.

Associated Press: ESPN cut 100 jobs.

The Atlantic: Newspaper publishers held a secret meeting today reportedly about how to monetize online content moving forward.

New York Times: Women’s magazines debate: to retouch or not to retouch?

Businessweek: Time Warner broke up with AOL.