The Sacramento-based newspaper giant McClatchy filed for bankruptcy today. McClatchy says it plans to continue operating its 30 newspapers while it restructures. McClatchy’s staff has already been cut in half over the past seven years. We look at this bankruptcy and the decline of print media in general.
Decline of McClatchy and journalism
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McClatchy files for bankruptcy: The latest hollowing out of journalism
The Sacramento-based newspaper giant McClatchy filed for bankruptcy today. This could affect several newspapers in California, including the Sacramento Bee.
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