New Orleans Times-Picayune

New Orleans news oganizations discuss The Times-Picayune's major reorganization.
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Times-Picayune employees will be in meetings today to learn if they’re losing their jobs. Leading advertisers are joining a campaign to fight the cutbacks.

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Several hundred people rallied at the Rock ‘N’ Bowl parking lot in Mid City in support of the Times-Picayune. A community effort is taking shape to block plans of the Newhouse family publication to cut staff and print editions only three times a week.

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New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu says he’s planning to talk with owners of the Times-Picayune for details about cutbacks.

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New Orleans has survived the Civil War, yellow fever, the Depression and a string of spectacular political shenanigans. But its award-winning newspaper – The Times-Picayune – won’t be around to tell readers each day how the city is rebounding from Hurricane Katrina.

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The announcement that the Times-Picayune is making cutbacks and planning to print only three copies a week has shocked some community leaders. But one leading expert in journalism says shifting to online delivery is a clear industry path.

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