Digital First

Paper cuts at the Herald

Paper cuts at the Herald

More reductions as tabloid’s new owners to outsource advertising and layout

THE NEW OWNERS of the Boston Herald have told staff they will outsource all the paper’s advertising design and news page layout functions for the daily print edition to the company’s headquarters in Colorado, triggering elimination of at least half the copy editor and design positions. The move is the latest round of cuts imposed(...)

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What’s Digital First going to do next?

What’s Digital First going to do next?

Pushback and spending cuts increase throughout Digital First properties

The chaos at the Denver Post may be spreading to other Digital First Media properties, including those in Massachusetts. Chuck Plunkett, who resigned last week as the editor of the Post’s editorial page, said in an op-ed in Rolling Stone that Digital First, which is owned by the hedge fund Alden Global Capital, “is actively(...)

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What’s Digital First going to do next?

The chaos at the Denver Post may be spreading to other Digital First Media properties, including those in Massachusetts. Chuck Plunkett, who resigned last week as the editor of the Post’s editorial page, said in an op-ed in Rolling Stone that Digital First, which is owned by the hedge fund Alden Global Capital, “is actively(...)

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