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Revolving Door Newsletter: 05.08.09

Former Radar EIC Lands At, SF Chronicle Cuts Commence

May 8, 2009
As the San Francisco Chronicle begins its layoff process, media watchers continue pontificating about the newspaper industry's ultimate fate. Michael Wolff thinks the industry is dying, but says that isn't necessarily a bad thing. (Really? One has to wonder where his aggregator would get its stories if newspapers on the whole did indeed go under.) Silicon Alley Insider's Henry Blodget uses some back-of-the-envelope math to determine The New York Times would need to cut 600-700 from its editorial staff to survive as an online-only entity. That would, he points out, still leave ...

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