Is Digital First Media First Newspaper Company To Go CEO-Less?

Steve Rossi, who has served as CEO of the country’s third-largest group of daily newspapers, Digital First Media Inc., stepped down on Monday, Oct. 23. Rossi retires from top post he took on 2-1/2 years ago. Then, in May 2015, he replaced high-profile “digital first” CEO John ...

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Newsonomics: Digital First Media’s Upcoming Sale Produces Some Surprises

Anxious journalists from San Jose to Saint Paul, New Haven to Novato await the final shouts of the Digital First Media auction. Bidding is still in progress, as DFM’s regional business heads coast to coast make presentations to would-be buyers, anonymous to them, by conference call. They share ...

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What the Christian Science Monitor Can Teach the Mormon Deseret News: The Old Church of News & Stated Religion

Somehow, the Monitor has managed for more than a century to straddle its religious and journalistic instincts, and its readers have benefited. Can the new Deseret News do the same? Can it get beyond its own talking points -- and talk journalism?

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The Newsonomics of Less is More, More or Less

One headline: “Salt Lake City paper axes 43% of its staff”. Another: “Deseret News a model of growth and innovation for the entire industry”. One’s a fact; the other is aspirational.

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