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Newspapers Writing Their Own Obituaries

These past few days’ local and national newspapers have been busy writing obituaries….their own. Pages have been filled with news articles documenting the carnage. The Christian Science Monitor says that after a century, it will cease publication of its daily newspaper. To stave off its demise, the Star Ledger of Newark will slash its editorial staff by an astonishing 40%. Gannett, the nation’s largest paper, will cut 10% and the Los Angeles Times will shed another 75 newsroom workers.  read more »