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The Sound of Ideas

The Threat of Newspaper Cutbacks

Posted Wednesday, November 21, 2012

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The Threat of Newspaper Cutbacks The Publisher and Editor of The Plain Dealer say the paper "very soon" will have "a specific plan" to "safeguard" its future. The union representing reporters launches a campaign to "save the paper." For the community's sake - what needs saving and safeguarding, and what's the best way to do that? We'll ask a member of the Newspaper Guild, an online reporter, a city councilman, a foundation chief, and you. Join the conversation on The Sound of Ideas Wednesday morning at 9 on 90.3


Community/Human Interest, Government/Politics


Rachel Dissell, Newspaper Guild Local One, The Plain Dealer
David Abbott, Executive Director, The George Gund Foundation
Joe Cimperman, Cleveland City Council, Ward 3
Andrew Beaujon, Senior Online Reporter, Poynter Institute
Rebecca Theim, Times-Picayune Alum and founder of

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