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Sam Zell, Chairman and CEO of the Tribune Company (publisher of the Chicago Tribune and the Los Angeles Times), says no newspapers can survive. (via MediaBistro)

“Politico owner Robert Allbritton is planning to launch a local Washington D.C news website.”

Newsday Pay Wall Debuts Today — With Most Stories Behind It”

Layoffs at Forbesdecimate staff.”

“Innovation or Desperation?: Esquire to Release 3-D Issue


Isaac Fitzgerald has been a firefighter, worked on a boat, and was once given a sword by a king, thereby accomplishing three out of five of his childhood goals. Formerly of The Rumpus and McSweeney’s and most recently the founding editor of BuzzFeed Books, Isaac is now the co-host of BuzzFeed News’ Twitter Morning Show, #AMtoDM. He also appears frequently on The Today Show to talk books, and is co-author of Pen & Ink: Tattoos and the Stories Behind Them and Knives & Ink: Chefs and the Stories Behind Their Tattoos (with Recipes) (winner of an IACP award), and the author of a YA novel and picture book forthcoming from Bloomsbury. He uses Twitter. More from this author →