Nicholas Lemann

Columbia University

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Professor of Journalism at Columbia University.

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The Sacramento-based newspaper giant McClatchy filed for bankruptcy today. This could affect several newspapers in California, including the Sacramento Bee.

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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James Steyer is taking on Mark Zuckerberg and other tech barons and he wants to empower the rest of us to do the same.

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