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Yardena Schwartz / Columbia Journalism Review:
Sources: Vice failed to pay freelancers and promised assignments then rescinded them, used fixers for help on stories without intending to pay them
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Dan Kennedy / Media Nation:
GateHouse New England, which owns 100+ newspapers in Greater Boston, cutting 40 jobs through layoffs and buyouts, amid organizational restructure in September
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