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Deadspin journalists reunite with new site, Defector, and new business model

Jul 29, 2020
It's a whole new ballgame when it comes to how Defector staffers will operate their digital media company.
Writers and editors for Defector will own and operate their new digital media company, and staffers will get paid as the money comes in.
Courtesy Defector

Hedge funds set their sights on local newspapers

Jan 15, 2019
A fund has offered $1.3 billion for Gannett, publisher of USA Today. Critics say beware.

Bannon and his backers eye cable TV for Breitbart

Aug 21, 2017
Steve Bannon, President Trump’s now former chief strategist, is back at Breitbart as the conservative news site’s executive chairman. “I’m leaving the White House and going to war for Trump against his opponents,” Bannon told Bloomberg News last week. Bannon played a key role in Trump’s election victory, and now that he’s back at Breitbart, […]

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